Kristen Zimmer

The Gravity Between Us

    moisawesome360hat Zitat gemachtvor 4 Jahren
    she can’t be stolen from me if she was never mine to begin with.
    Kristinahat Zitat gemachtvor 6 Jahren
    on the flipside, just because a woman has long hair or wears skirts doesn’t mean she’s straight,
    Kristinahat Zitat gemachtvor 6 Jahren
    I’m not even conscious of what I’m doing; I’m just operating on autopilot. It’s like I’m caught in some kind of trance made up of equal parts righteousness and remorse.
    yazarreolahat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Monaten
    I realize how different it is, kissing a woman as opposed to kissing a man. It’s inquisitive rather than demanding, pleasurable rather than acceptable, more delicate, yet so much more tantalizing
    Bindu Bharadwajhat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    “I’m supposed to be the cool new superstar, or the latest silver screen vixen.
    Tusiime Paulinehat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    She’s one of those people who were put on this earth so that the average human can give the word ‘beauty’ a definition
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    Decision! Lifestyle!” she shouts. “Like I had a choice! Do you really think I woke up one day and said to myself ‘I’d like my life to be more difficult than necessary, how can I make that happen? I know! I’ll become a lesbian! That’s sure to complicate the hell out of everything!’ That’s not what happened, Mom! I didn’t decide to be gay. It’s the luck of the draw, okay? I was dealt these cards, so I’m gonna have to play my hand.”

    “I don’t accept that, Kendall!” Mrs. Bettencourt fires back. “There is always a choice
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    “I love how you always manage to talk me down from a panic.”
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    I’d never break her heart, not that I’d ever be given that opportunity. Anyway, I really don’t want him to know that I have more than amicable feelings for Kendall. I know I love her for all the right reasons, but it would be a lie to say that I’m not interested in her in other ways.
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    real problem is that she’s my best friend. We have an undeniable connection that’s more intense than 10,000 Kelvin heat, more dynamic than seismic activity. It’s like there’s gravity between us—she’s the only thing anchoring me to the world, keeping me from floating off into the upper stratosphere and getting lost in space. I can’t risk losing her. I would be an empty shell of a person if she weren’t in my life.
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    relieved even though I know it’s going to be difficult at first, living with her while endlessly battling this menacing ache I have to touch her. That’s the last straw! I am going to get over these feelings for her if it takes blunt force trauma! Getting over her—it’s the only solution to an impossible problem, a fantastical love that won’t ever be reciprocated. I need to bury my grief before my grief buries me.
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    laughs a sweet, throaty laugh, and my heartstrings come undone. I realize at that moment how completely helpless I am against her. She’s like a cyclone, this fascinating yet deadly force of nature that carves a path straight through my defenses no matter how hard I try to fortify them. So, why do I bother trying at all? I’m not sure if I’m ready to be swept away. I’m not ready to leave the sorry, little shelter I’ve built myself. Once I step into the storm, everything changes.
    Muriel Pacheco Orozcohat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    Seriously? I am excruciatingly aware that she doesn’t feel the same way about me as I do about her, but sometimes the incredible things she does for me make me wonder what she would do for someone she’s actually in love with.
    b7133327957hat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    It’s all the silky smoothness of skin on skin, unadulterated by the weighty coarseness of clothing.
    Gaming Androidhat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
    “Not unless you want me to upchuck violently in a public place. That would be a perfect headline for The Inquirer! ‘Movie Star Visits Home Town, Vomits All Over Friends and Former Classmates.’”

    I’m laughing so hard now, I’m afraid I might pee myself. Oh man, I’ve missed her so much. “We don’t have to go to the movies, but we should do something fun. Otherwise, I’m just going to sit here obsessing over the sixty-four bars I have to write by Tuesday for my Piano Theory class.”

    “I don’t care what we do. You know I’m leaving for a shoot next week. I have no idea when I’ll be able to make it home again. The only reason I came home this weekend is because I was afraid I was forgetting what my best friend looks like.”

    I cannot argue that. The last time I saw her was around the Fourth of July. A few years ago it would have been unthinkable to go three months without seeing each other.

    “Let’s go to the Grind House,” she says. “For some reason I’ve been craving their terrible coffee.”

    “Sure, as long as you make sure to put those hideous things on your face.” I point to the metal-framed sunglasses sitting atop her head. “Otherwise, it’ll be a mob scene. Everyone will be tripping all over themselves to meet you.”

    “Yeah right,” she says. “Everyone around here knows me, Payton. It’s not like I’m Angelina Jolie or someone cool like that.” She throws me the keys to the sleek, silver Beamer she rented. “You’re driving. I can’t stand the potholes around here.”

    ❄ ❄ ❄

    The moment we walk into the coffee shop I become aware of just how off-putting small town New Jersey can be for a famous person, or an “almost famous person” as Kendall would say. People don’t recognize her at first; she was still sporting her natural locks in In Heaven’s Arms, as well as on her most recent press tour. She’s still blonde on all the magazine covers. But it’s easy to make out that the world around us is about to lose its collective mind. It starts with stares—everyone squinting hard in our direction. We’re in line waiting to order by the time the real craziness kicks in. The atmosphere intensifies as the noise level recedes, until finally, the whole place goes dead silent. Then, with all the grace and subtlety of a falling H-bomb, the menacing buzz of whispering beings: “Is that Kendall Bettencourt?” “I think so. OMG!”

    The barista knows exactly who Kendall is. He can hardly contain his drool as she begins her order. “Hi. Can I have a tall hazelnut latte, please?” She looks over her shoulder at me and raises her left eyebrow. I’m standing stiff and straight at my fully awkward height of 5’9,” somewhat in awe of how she’s managing to function normally in this preposterously abnormal situation. The attention that is on her right now is overwhelming. I mean, I ge
    Linnea Johanssonhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
    Be you, be in love, be happy.
    Linnea Johanssonhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
    “I won’t have the strength to leave if I kiss you.”
    ellemfenyanahat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
    I’m fairly certain the secrets of the universe are hidden behind the eyes of pretty girls.
    Nisha Khanhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
    put me on the map
    Marielle Ildevert Kissambouhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
    nothing gold can stay.
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