In the Snow

In the Snow

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The snow underneath my feet crushes softly. I feel the coldness seeping in through my shoes. It attacks my toes first and it isn’t long until my socks are soaked. I’ve come to this place to watch her. She always sits there, on the swings and swings her life away. I can’t help but stare in awe. She will never catch me, I hide behind trees, try to stay as far away from her for she might take that pleasure away from me.

I am a bit early today, so I stand against a tree. I sigh, watching as my breath disperses into smoke in the cold air. I close my eyes and I try to imagine her. Her long black hair is flowing in the wind, her emerald eyes look far off into the distance and her red lips stand out against the olive of her skin. I imagine myself alongside her, swinging our lives together. I’m not a perfect match, she deserves so much more, but I can’t help it.

I hear footsteps. I immediately open my eyes and look around me. I can’t see her yet. This place is always so remote, it would be so easy to spot her. I hear laughing. Laughing? Is it her laugh? I’ve never heard her laugh before, much less speak. It stings that I’m not the first to hear it. After all, she is supposed to be mine.

I look around me once more. Where is that laughter coming from? Surely it’s hers, but I think I hear someone else with her, a deeper tone underneath her soft voice. Who are you, voice that stole my soul? This time, I look around me frantically. I have to find them! My heart beats fast and I’ve began panting. My breath comes out in short strokes, the cold air chilling my bones.

There, I see them! Her hat does little to hide her long hair, I can tell it’s her. Who is the guy beside her? He is almost as beautiful as she is. Blond hair with deep blue eyes, he smiles too. Who is he, how dare he smile alongside her? I watch them, careful to hide my body among the trees. My heart sinks as they sit on the swings. She sits on her usual one, and he sits where I’m supposed to be. They lock gazes and I can see her cheeks flush. God, she is even more beautiful when she blushes! I wonder, if I kiss her, will she blush for me too? How will those lips feel, will they be warm and soft, welcoming?

They begin swinging, as always, her hair flows with her, it’s mesmerizing. He follows suit, undoubtedly as amazed as I am. They stop, they talk for awhile. I can’t hear them, they are talking so low. He holds her hand. “No! That was supposed to be for me!” I whisper angrily as my fist hits the bark. I don’t want them to know I am here. He’s looking at her the way I always imagined I would, adoringly, lovingly, warmly. She gives him a coy smile. My beautiful dove, what has he done to you? Why are you acting this way? He leans in closer and she shyly looks away. They stand up, still holding hands and sit on one of the nearby benches. Although it stings, she never fails to enchant me. I can’t look away, I’m too far in.

There he goes again, leaning closer to her. This time, she is not looking away, she’s staring into his eyes. Slowly, her eyes droop and their lips touch. It’s the smallest of kisses, almost like a feather grazing your lips. It’s small but my heart feels like it’s been pummeled because of it. She giggles and he hugs her. Enough! I’ve had enough. She was never mine and now never will be. With that one kiss, he’s stolen everything from me. My vision begins to get blurry. I walk away.

Behind me, I can hear them laughing.


Author’s Note: This was just a small story that I wrote while I was bored at work. I hope you guys enjoyed it!

Cover Image Credit: WallpapersCraft

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Vine may be dead but Vine references live on. I still watch Vine threads AT LEAST twice a day. Here are 75 of the most quotable vines:

1. "Ooooooo, he needs some milk."

2. "Hi, welcome to Chili's."

3. "It is Wednesday, my dudes."

4. "Country boy, I love you ahhhwweelhwh..."

5. "Escalera oooooooaaaa!"

6. "F**k ya chicken strips!"

7. "Barbecue sauce on my titties."

8. "Gimme your F**KING money!"

9. "That was legitness."

10. "Ms. Keisha, MS. KEISHA! Oh my f**king God, she f**king dead."

11. "Fre-sha-vocado."

12. "Staaaahp! I coulda dropped my croissant!"

13. "That's my OPINION."

14. "You're not my dad, ugly ass f**king noodle head."

15. "What the f**k, Richard."

16. "This bitch empty, YEET!"

17. "Road work ahead? Yeah, I sure hope it does."

18. "What up, I'm Jared I'm 19, and I never f**king learned how to read."

19. "Um, I'm never been to oovoo javer."

20. "My God, they were roommates."

21. "Why are you running, why are you running?"

22. "Whoever threw that paper, your mom's a hoe."

23. "I can't swim."

24. "Lebron James."

25. "It's an avocado, thanksssss..."

26. "Mother trucker dude, that hurt like a butt cheek on a stick."

27. "Watch your profanity."

28. "I love you bitch, I ain't never gonna stop loving you, biiiiiitch."

29. "What are thoooooose?"

30. "I smell like beef."

31. "You better stop."

32. "What the F**K IS UP KYLE?"

33. "Come get y'all juice."

34. "Two bros, chilling in a hot tub, 5 feet apart cause they're not gay."

35. "So you just gonna bring me a birthday gift on my birthday to my birthday party on my birthday with a birthday gift?"

36. "I wanna be a cowboy, baby."

37. "Why you always lying?"

38. "Nice Ron" "I sneezed, oh, what, am I not allowed to sneeze?"

39. "I'm washing me and my clothes."

40. "Honey, you've got a big storm coming."

41. "XOXO, gossip girl."

42. "Shoutout to all the pear."

43. "A potato flew around my room before you came."

44. "Chipotle is my life."

45. "Look at all those chickens!"

46. "YOU BETTER STOP."

47. "I like turtles."

48. "It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen in my life, watermelon, INSIDE A WATERMELON."

49. "Deez nuts, HA GOT EM?"

50. "F**k you, I don't want no ravioli."

51. "21."

52. "I'm in my mum's car, broom broom."

53. "Iridocyclitis."

54. "You know what, I'm about to say it."

55. "That is NOT correct."

56. "Uh, I'm not finished" "Oh my God, can you let me do what I need to do?"

57. "I have osteoporosis."

58. "ADAM."

59. "Merry Chrysler."

60. "Wait a minute, who ARE you?"

61. "Try me, bitch."

62. "When will you learn, THAT YOUR ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES?"

63. "I didn't get no sleep cause of y'all, y'all not gone get no sleep cause of me!"

64. "Do you want to go see Uncle Cracker or no?"

65. "So no head?"

66. "You got eczema."

67. "I am shooketh."

68. "Hey my name is Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow."

69. "Can I PLEASE get a waffle?"

70. "There is only one thing worse than a rapist." "A child."

71. "Ah f**k, I can't believe you've done this."

72. "Bitch, I hope the f**k you do."

73. "Two shots of vodka."

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8 Old Katelyn Tarver Songs You Probably Haven't Heard

None of her new songs will ever go as hard as "Chasing Echoes" and that's a fact.

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Years ago, I found (through iTunes recommendations) a pretty cool female artist. Later found out she was on "Big Time Rush", and then I found out she had some new songs out. I decided to give her new songs a listen, and they're good. However, I prefer some of her older stuff, which sadly isn't on Spotify. Fortunately, YouTube exists, and I'm here to share the best ones.


1. "Wonderful Crazy"

This is just a fun, upbeat song for when you're having a good day. Would recommend playing in your car with the windows rolled down.

2. "Rain"

I have a very specific memory of a time when this song blessed my life, but for all intents and purposes, it is a beautiful and happy song.

3. "I'll Make It Real"

This is a beautiful song with a wonderful message about staying true to yourself. I used to listen to it on the way to school every day my senior year of high school.

4. "Something In Me"

Featured in the greatest show of all time, "South of Nowhere" season 1 episode 6. A very relatable breakup mood.

5. "Love Alone"

This is definitely the second-hardest-hitting song she's ever released. The fact that this is not on Spotify or even iTunes anymore is just not fair.

6. "Favorite Girl"

This one's cute and upbeat, a definite crush mood. Not on the same level as "Love Alone", but it's still underrated.

7. "Closer to My Heart"

Another cute love song. I'll tie it with "Everything" for cutest love song on her first album. Highly recommend both.

8. "Chasing Echoes"

Facts are facts and the facts are that Katelyn Tarver's new stuff could never go as hard as "Chasing Echoes". I can't even begin to explain how deeply these lyrics cut through me when I was fifteen. Even now, this song can take me all the way back. She is robbing us by not making this available on streaming services (or even to purchase). Katelyn, bring this song back, I am begging you.

Anyway, I'm still enjoying the new stuff and am excited to see what's next.

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