Unlikely FriendsWe were never supposed to meet,you and I.On different sides of town,we were both from.We are dark and light,night and day.We are sweet and sour,nice and mean.We are open and closed,rich and poor.We were enemies,but now we're friends.
Poem: No One CaresThe tears leak outAfter an eternityOf being held insideAnd still, stillNo one sees me cryThey disregard my silenceThey disregard my tearsHow come no one cares?
Chapter 1: UngiftedChapter 1: UngiftedThe cottage was in the middle of a dark forest, where timber wolves could be heard howling in the distance. Inside the cottage, mice scurried across the wooden floor and the glow of a single candle lit up the tiny room.Screams rent the night; the screams of a mother giving birth. Lena gripped her husband's hand tight as the mid-wife crooned encouragement: "You're almost done, just push a little harder. That's right, just hold on. You're almost there."Lena panted, her chest heaving with the effort of child-birth. 'Almost there, yeah right.' She thought. 'She said that three hours ago, and look where that's got us.' She screamed again, and squeezed Liam's hand harder, making him grimace with pain."It's okay, honey," he said with teeth clenched. "I know you can do this." Lena nodded, and pushed again. She screwed her eyes shut with the attempt, and bit her tongue so she wouldn't scream again."Look," the mid-wife whispered. "She's a girl." The mid-wife