The Boy in the Corner

Theresa Swindlehurst
Senior

I catch him looking at me from across the room
I look away as I blush and giggle
He slowly smiles and raises his hand and waves
And I wave back, shocked that a popular boy acknowledged me.

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True Friends

Theresa Swindlehurst
Senior

I am not the girl who is constantly surrounded by a ton of friends,
And I am not the one who boys are always chasing after,
I am the girl who is loud and always talking and seems to always have something going on,
I seem to always be happy and have a smile on my face and never be down.

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Always Running Back

Theresa Swindlehurst
Senior

After all of the hurt that you have put me through over the past few years,
you would think that I would’ve gotten over you and forgotten about you,
yet every time another one of my relationship goes bad,
it’s always you that I go running back to for help and support.

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Moving On

Theresa Swindlehurst
Junior

I saw you walking downtown today
I quickly fixed my hair and then crossed the street hoping that you would see me
You looked up from your phone and my hazel eyes and your chocolate brown eyes met
In that moment, it felt like my whole world had stopped and I couldn’t breathe
You waved, casually, trying to look cool, said hi, and then continued on
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