September Holidays (10/09/09)
“Oh look! It’s her. Better get out of the way, we wouldn’t want to get any of her geeky-ness!” Delanie called out loudly to her clique, giving me an evil glare.
That did it. I have had enough. I called back to her, “Well, at least I’ve got brains!” And I stomped off angrily.
It’s hard to believe that just two months ago, Delanie and I were such great friends. We met on the first day of school and realised that we had so much in common. Soon, we were inseparable and were the best of friends.
Delanie was a very petite and shy looking girl, with big brown eyes framed with thick lashes, long, dark brown hair, a button nose and full lips. On the first day of school we sat next to each other in the hall and soon became friends.
The longer I’ve been with her, the more I knew about Delanie. She was very generous and kind, always willing to help those in need. She liked ballads instead of pop music, just like me. We used to spend all day talking about new ballads we heard on the radio and commenting on it. We would also share our deepest secrets like whom we had a crush on and gossiping about others. Through all the things she said and her actions, I suspected that she was envious of the class’s most popular girls, Lavinia, Rachel and Michelle.
Delanie’s favourite hobby used to be reading romance novels, which she had gradually influenced me to. Her favourite authors were Jodi Picoult, Stephenie Meyer and Louise Voss. Every time she read a new book and liked it, she would lend the book to me to read. Soon I became an avid reader like her.
Delanie did not have a good childhood, although she is very rich. Her parents always worked, even during weekends and public holidays, thus she is not close to her parents. Her two older sisters hated her for she was much prettier than them and always bullied her. She also has an elder brother who loved her very much and always protected her. He...