Then came Monday; AKA, back to school. Ben and Gwen knew they wouldn’t have a lot of classes together. And in the one or two they did they usually didn’t sit together. They knew being so close and so far from each other would be almost torturous. They talked over that Sunday night and agreed to try to tough it out.
They shared a bus on Monday morning. They sat together; which they knew was unusual, though no one seemed to notice. They held hands the whole way and were hesitant to let go when the bus dropped them off. They walked closely as they went into the school, then paused before going their separate ways to their lockers. Continue reading