I'm smiling

All Rights Reserved ©

Summary

She is broken. But she tries to keep smiling when she visits his new home. His grave.

Genre:
Romance / Other
Author:
Myra Elysium
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
1
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
13+

I'm smiling

I was happy. I was smiling. I wanted to dance. My heart was fluttering. It literally felt like I could be happy. Like I could smile. Like I could laugh. But I couldn't.

For when I laughed, a tear rolled down my cheek. For when I smiled, a gust of reality shook me. What was I thinking? Happiness is not for me anymore.

I was smiling because in that fleeting moment, I remembered your touch. Then the tempest of trance broke. I was crying again. My arms tightened around my shivering figure. Pathetic! Cried my heart.

It was right. I was pathetic. I was miserable. My hands yanked my cheeks up, trying to form that illusion of a smile.

I pulled on my hair. Smile, you bitch! You're looking again. Your're watching me. And I'm trying to die.

My knees gave way. I collapsed on the sharp grass of the winter night. I wanted to speak but the lump in my throat won't let the voice out. My head shook frivolously. Smile. Smile. I chanted and chanted.

I put down the flower. My vision was blurry but I could see your grin.

I shivered and trembled. I lay down beside you.

I closed my eyes. The soil sucked my tears.

I'm smiling for you.

"I'm smiling for you," I whispered my secret. And I knew you were listening.

For a breeze kissed my cheek. And I knew you were happy.


Myra Elysium: For those who didn't get it: He is dead. She is visiting his grave and reminiscing.

Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

Mafiabby2434: I can not tell you how much I love this story

Lianne: I liked it very mutch

Allinee: this book is just soo amazing love the story and i hope you update it soo

karina: I love the two person perspective. I wish the chapters were longer but I just like reading. The characters need a little more background.

rhodaphine: I'm ok with it though not in support of premarital sex

Jenna: I really enjoyed reading this. I loved the strong female role who falls in love but doesn't change who she is. You did an excellent job writing this book. I would recommend this to anyone who loves a romance.

jennerholly1991: Great read. I hope you update new chapters soon

Claire Olsen: Excellent plot, nice exploration of emotions, and lovely elements of intrigue. The writing style is lovely for the most part, but I struggled with the way it flipped between first person for Jessie and third person for Jason with no actual delineation to define it. There were times that it flippe...

More Recommendations

Kellyan David: I really liked but it's not the ending I was hoping for. I really enjoy reading and the ending made it a bit real and not fiction because ppl do go through things like that. I'm happy they stuck together through it all

stephanieschor: Team Zach... just go with him girl... omg

Rhea: I like everything about the novel except for a few grammar errors. I would recommend this novel to anyone who likes to read about action and romance. I gave it this rating because the novel is by far one of my favorites

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.