5. Chapter 4
I smiled as I shut the front door. Me and Nash had just sat on the swings whilst talking to each other. It was nice to get to know him more. He walked me home before going back to his house. I glanced at the time, 7:47, wow I'd been out a lot longer than I thought. I headed up to my room and changed into a pair of black shorts and a baggy jumper before climbing in bed. I was shattered. I feel asleep as soon as my head hit the pillow.
- 1 month later -
I've been friends with Nash for a little over a month now. We are actually quite close. And Cam, it was weird being so close to the most popular kid in school. My "friends" stopped speaking to me when I started hanging around with Cam and Nash. It made me realise where I stood with them. Cam introduce me to two of his friends, Star and Austin. They were both really nice to me.
"ARIANNA" Nash called walking into my house
I walked down the stairs to see him standing at the bottom. Something about him was different today, he looked a bit ill, he was paler than usual.
"Everything aright" I frowned
"Yeah why?" He questioned
"You look a bit ill" I shrugged
"Nope. I'm fine" he smiled
I nodded and headed into the bathroom quickly to check my appearance.
I smoothed down my black 3/4 length trousers and pulled at my pale pink crop top. I sighed before pulling up half my hair and tying it with a hairband. I walked back out to Nash a smile at him.
"What's the plan then?" I asked him
"Well, I was wondering actually if you would sing to me" he asked
"What" I frowned
"You told me you write songs, so I presumed you could sing as well" he replied
"I don't know" I shyly mumbled
"I'm sure you can" he slightly smiled
"Fine. But you can't laugh" I ordered
"Pinky promise" he grinned sticking out his finger
I laughed and wrapped mine around his before heading up to my room. I pulled out my keyboard and started playing the melody to the song I had finally finished writing.
"I can almost see it
That dream I'm dreaming
But there's a voice inside my head saying
You'll never reach it
Every step I'm taking
Every move I make feels
Lost with no direction
My faith is shaking
But I gotta keep trying
Gotta keep my head held high
There's always gonna be another mountain
I'm always gonna wanna make it move
Always gonna be a an uphill battle
Sometimes I'm gonna have to lose
Ain't about how fast I get there
Ain't about what's waiting on the other side
It's the climb"
I removed my fingers from the keyboard and slowly turned myself so that I was facing Nash.
"There is no words to describe how perfect your voice is" he spoke
"I'm not that good" I mumbled
"Believe me you are. You should stop doubting yourself" he lightly smiled
"Thanks Nash, it really means a lot, I've never ever shared any of my songs with anyone" I looked at the floor
"Thank you for sharing it with me" he smiled lifting my head back up
Truth was I had a huge crush on Nash. He was just so kind and attractive and just made my heart melt. I've never wanted to share music with anyone until Nash came along. I looked into his eyes which were flickering between my eyes and my lips. Slowly he started to lean in and I done the same. Finally our lips connected. It felt exactly how I imagined it, wait no it felt better than I had imagined it. My stomach was doing cartwheels right now. I didn't think Nash felt the same way I did, well maybe he didn't.
Finally we pulled away. We both sat in an awkward silence.
"Ari, I'm really sorry if I just mucked everything up, I don't want to ruin our friendship" he blurted
"You didn't" I nodded
"I'm so sorry, I shouldn't of done that" he apologised
"Don't be sorry, I liked it" I mumbled
"What?" He frowned
"I liked it" I repeated, slightly louder
Before he could say anything I smashed my lips against his. It just felt so right. I pulled away and looked down at my lap. I twiddled my fingers around in my lap when I finally spoke.
"Sooooo" I dragged out awkwardly
"Would you like to go on a date... With me?" He asked
I was a bit taken back, I hadn't expected him to ask me that. But I was more than happy that he did.
"I'd love to" I smiled shyly
"Great. Tomorrow at 6" he smiled
"Perfect" I nodded
"What do you want to do now?" He asked
"Let's go downstairs and watch movies" I suggested
"Sure" he grinned
We both stood up and headed downstairs. Halfway down the stairs I felt Nash slip his hand in mine, it felt nice. We walked hand in hand into the kitchen and grabbed some snacks before going into the front room. I put a film in and we both sat in the couch.
Nash wrapped his arm around my waist and I rested my head on his chest. This was how we normally sat anyway, this had nothing to do with the fact that we kissed. Shit. Me and Nash kissed.