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Team VoldemortIt was a warm sunny day. I was walking merrily through the town centre and the tall buildings casting shadows on the pavement. It was hard not to feel happy that day; the world felt right. It was a Wednesday in the summer holidays so, naturally, the centre was swimming in teenagers. I happily walked with them; I was one myself, after all. Somehow the buzz of people only served to make the scene even better. Weaving in and out of the happy, laughing teen soon became a game to me as I wandered aimlessly, scanning each face to see if it was someone I knew. My long hair and my long coat flapped in the breeze as I found an alcove with no one hiding from the crowd in it's shadows. I sighed happily.
'This is how the world should be.' I thought.
As I took in my surroundings, an argument some way off to my left caught my wandering attention. I went closer to see if I could hear a glimpse of what they were fighting over.
"... but Bella loved Jacob!" came the familiar chime of a member o
SolaceShe never slept well in the dark,
not without the children of the sun and moon
to guide her weary lids home.
Guided by the aftermath, she was always two steps behind.
What did the world look like to the girl who had been through it all?
Braved the heaviest of storms,
yet skipping over cracks in the pavement.
They said her eyes were the wisps of clouds before the storm.
To him they were reflections of pages overlooked.
She said it was like she lived the life of someone she had never met.
Laid out to dry, yesterdays news.
He knew her as the girl who was built to never collapse.
He wished he was too.
He loved her more than words could say, and yet her pain was such,
that at times, he feared she wouldn’t make it.
But on nights like these, even when it threatened to consume her,
he became convinced that somehow she would.
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