Amelia The Kid

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I was always the kid that didn’t talk. The kid that watched the world go by. I was the kid who acted apathetic just so I didn’t have to get involved. I didn’t want to be seen. I just wanted to float by. A ghost. But gradually, I guess something in me changed. Flash. Bang. A spark lit me up from the inside. The girl who once was transparent shined. The weirdest part was that, all of a sudden, I realized I’d wanted to be seen all along. I just never wanted to ask. Not that anybody straight up “asks” for attention. In most cases, attention is something you have to grab out of thin air. Either that or you stumble into the lime light by accident. A gentle request for attention is never quite effective though. I guess I always knew that. It just…show more content…
We shared all of our interests and spent all of our time with each other. We molded and blended together. I picked up some of Amelia’s traits and she some of mine. And, during the process, Amelia and I both managed to obtain a little something we’d lacked when we were younger- boldness. I can’t name a specific time when it became apparent to me that I was becoming more outgoing. Like I said, it was gradual. But now-a-days, I’m not so afraid to stand out. In fact, I’ve pretty much decided that fear is not an option. I won’t take fear for an answer- if that makes any sense. No fear is my mantra. I will say that I didn’t lash out on my own right away. For a long time, I needed Amelia by my side before I would do anything crazy. She was my support, the net to catch me if I fell. I was still that shy, quiet kid without her but, when she came around, things got wild. Amelia and I were the life of the party when we were together. And we still are. As far as I’m concerned, my life is still pretty darn exciting when I’ve got Amelia by my side. I wouldn’t give her up for the world. At the same time, I’m able to be bold now even when I’m by myself. And I will forever be grateful to my best friend for somehow bestowing upon me that
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