Tell A Tale in 500 Words

I won't say I told you so By Charlotte Green

I went to school the next day almost knowing what was going to happen. If it was anything like yesterday, I was going to hate it. I arrived at school and both Lucy and Katy walked up to me with massive smiles on their faces (Katy made is so obvious it was fake). I started having a conversation with Lucy and Katy joined in as if she was my best friend. I so hated it she’d always pretend to be my friend when she most certainly was not. After she bullied me, the last thing I’d want is to be her friend. But anyway, they strolled over to me and started having a conversation I stood there and simply listened and inhaled all of the rubbish that came out of their mouths.

I was so joyous when the bell went to go to my science class. I don’t mind science I just don’t like the fact Katy sits opposite me. She doesn’t talk to me though she just tries to read my work upside down – or that is what it looks like anyway. I listened to Mrs Rale blabber on about science lab safety, half listening half daydreaming. After the bell went, I walked slowly - dragging my feet across the concrete pavement - to my next class (maths). I hated maths, it my worst subject but at least I didn’t have to sit next to Katy.

The clock ticked and eventually the ring that drilled through our ears set off. Lunchtime. I practically raced to the quad and saved a seat for Lucy. I got my lunch box out of my bag and started chewing my brioche rolls ravenously. I saw Lucy and waved my hand, she didn’t seem to notice. There was someone walking next to her, chatting away. It was Katy. I was about to call but instead I watched Katy direct Lucy to a bench far away from me. My heart dropped. She was my friend, not Katy’s. Once I finished my lunch I was just packing up when out of the corner of my eye, I saw Katy take Lucy to the field. That’s what I usually did.

The rest of the day was a blur. I was holding back my tears. Once we were allowed home, I was about to let my tears fall freely but Katy walked alongside me. Her presence was horrid, it sent shivers up my spine. When I was finally home I ran to my mum. I sat on her lap and cried, tears falling down my face straight on to my mother’s top. She calmed me, she’s good like that. I let my mouth loose and told her everything. She called the school and they said they’d help but I had to tell Lucy we weren’t friends. I phoned her but she wouldn’t pick up. I left a voicemail, sealing it with, ‘I won’t say I told you so’.

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