"Look," she breathed, studying the sky. "Oh, look... Do you see it?"
He looked down at her, his eyes twinkling like the many stars above. "Yes..."
"Isn't it beautiful?"
"Yes...yes it is..."
She looked back at him, meeting his gaze. They were both thinking the same thing, and they were both scared of it. She ducked her head as his eyes moved away, focusing on the ground and the stars and the distance between them.
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Oh, the fragile doubts of these teenage souls. Why is it that they fear each other? Why is it that they must disregard their feelings? Their emotions?
All I can say is; be brave. Take a leap of faith.
Because there is a chance it will work out.