"Look at her". "Black hair, freckles, geeky glasses and no
curves. She is so weird." I said to Miranda pointing at the
slinky girl on the other side of the room. She was sitting at a
free table in the cafeteria, staring at us.
Well, who wouldn't? Miranda, Selia and I were the coolest girls
in school. But there was something about this girl. Of course all
the other newbies did the same thing- drooling over us if they
were guys and admiring us if they were girls. Either way, it made
no difference to me. I already knew I was the greatest female at
Hunting Dale High School. Except this girl, this girl who I
should have looked at and never thought of again, made me feel
weird-Like I was somehow losing my place. No, this dorkette made
"I know Tanya "replied Miranda. I glanced up. I hadn't realized
she was talking.
"Yeah she looks like such a loser" said Selia a little louder
than everybody else.
"I agree…..actually I don't know. She makes me feel kind of
edgy." I admitted.
"You-"I put my soft hand over Selia's chattering mouth.
"I know, I know. I should just forget it. Anyway it's probably
I didn't trust the words that just escaped my mouth.
The bell rang and I left off with Miranda and Selia to English
class. As I was exiting the cafeteria I took one last peek at the
girl. She had disappeared.
We took our usual seats at the back of the English classroom and
waited for Mr. Phillips to come to class. I checked the clock.
Half an hour left until the end of school. I decided to re-apply
my lipstick with the time I had. As I was going to collect my bag
off the floor I saw freakazoid walking into this class. She
trotted nervously over to the table in front of me. Did she even
know what this meant? Taking a seat in front of
Obviously not. She sat down and set out her books and pencil
cases in perfect order. When she was ready she turned around to
face me. I looked at her with my eye brows raised.
Then she spoke.
"Hi my name is Lydia".
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