The Sweetest Kiss
- Genre: Romance
- Age: 18+
- Status: Ongoing
- Language: English
- Author: AndrebAuthor
It was the height of summer when Mika first felt something special toward her friend Sam. They had been friends for years and had always been close, but it wasn’t until now that she realized how much she cared for him.
It was a hot day, and they had decided to take a break from their usual routine of studying at the library. They decided to go for a walk in the park, taking in the sunshine and the greenery around them. As they walked, Mika found herself drawn to Sam, noticing the way his brown hair was tousled by the wind and the way his blue eyes sparkled in the sunlight.
As they sat on a bench, enjoying the warmth of the sun on their skin, Mika found herself feeling nervous around Sam. She knew that there was something different about their friendship, something that made her heart race whenever she was around him.
Sam noticed Mika’s nervousness and asked if everything was okay. Mika took a deep breath and decided to tell him how she felt. She didn’t know how he felt about her, and the fear of rejection kept her from speaking up. But on this particular day, as they sat together in the park, Mika knew she had to tell him how she felt.
“Sam, there’s something I need to tell you,” Mika said, her voice shaking slightly. Sam looked over at her, his eyes curious.
“What is it, Mika?”
Mika took a deep breath and gathered her courage. “I have feelings for you, Sam. I really like you.”
There was a moment of silence as Sam processed her words. Mika felt her heart pounding in her chest, waiting for his response. But when Sam finally spoke, his words were not what she had hoped for.
“You like me? That’s funny, Mika,” Sam said, his tone laced with laughter.
Mika felt her heart drop as she realized what was happening. Sam was laughing at her confession. She felt humiliated and embarrassed, wishing she had never said anything.
“What’s so funny, Sam?” Mika asked, trying to keep her voice steady.
Sam shrugged. “I’m sorry, Mika. I just didn’t expect this. I mean, we’re friends, right? I never thought of us as anything more.”
Mika felt tears stinging her eyes as she realized that Sam didn’t feel the same way about her. She had hoped that her confession would bring them closer, but instead, it had pushed them further apart.
“I understand, Sam,” Mika said, her voice barely above a whisper.
“I didn’t mean to make things awkward between us. I just wanted to be honest with you.”
Sam nodded, but Mika could see the discomfort in his eyes. She knew that their friendship would never be the same again.
As they sat there in silence, Mika’s mind raced with thoughts of regret and embarrassment. She wished she had never said anything, that she had kept her feelings to herself. But she knew that she couldn’t take it back now. She had to face the consequences of her confession.
“I should go,” Mika said, standing up from the bench. Sam looked up at her, his eyes filled with regret.
“Mika, wait. I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to hurt you.”
Mika forced a smile, knowing that it was too late.
“It’s okay, Sam. I’ll see you around.”
As she walked away from him, Mika felt tears streaming down her face. She had never felt so rejected and embarrassed in her life. She wished she could just disappear and never have to face Sam again. But as she walked, she realized that her confession had been an act of bravery. She had put her heart on the line and faced rejection, but she had also learned something valuable about herself. She had learned that it was okay to take risks, to be vulnerable, and to speak her truth. And with that knowledge, she knew that she could face whatever challenges lay ahead with strength and courage.
From that day on, Sam didn’t see Mika. He had just heard that they were moving to America together with her parents. Sam felt so guilty about what had happened between them. He was just caught off guard; that’s why he laughed at her confession. He never knew that Mika had seen him as more than just a friend.
Sam frantically searched for Mika amidst the chaos of the crowded airport. He had just received word that Mika was leaving the country to study abroad with her parents, and he had to stop her before it was too late. Sam had known Mika for as long as he could remember, and the thought of losing his best friend was too much to bear.
As he ran through the airport, dodging people and luggage, Sam’s mind raced with memories of his time with Mika. They had grown up together, gone to school together, and even planned their futures together. But now, it seemed like all of that was coming to an end.
Finally, Sam caught a glimpse of Mika’s bright pink backpack as she and her parents made their way toward the departure gate. He ran toward them, yelling Mika’s name, but it was too late. The gate attendant had already started boarding the plane, and Mika was about to disappear behind the metal doors.
“Mika!” he shouted in hopes that Mika would turn her back.
Sam’s heart sank as he watched Mika disappear from sight. He felt like he had lost a part of himself, a part that he couldn’t get back. He had always known that Mika was destined for great things, but he had never thought it would mean losing her forever.
As he stood there in the airport, watching the plane take off, Sam knew that he had to stay strong for Mika. He knew that she was going to make a difference in the world, and he couldn’t let his sadness hold her back. He had to let her go and trust that their friendship would endure the distance.
With a heavy heart, Sam turned and walked away from the airport, knowing that he had to find a way to move forward without Mika by his side. He knew it would be hard, but he also knew that their friendship was strong enough to withstand anything. And maybe, just maybe, one day, they would be reunited again.