Tales of Endurance -Chapter 27Chapter Twenty Seven.Tales of Endurance -Chapter 27 by glitter-gulch
As soon as Frank was back at school, Gerard found himself falling back into old habits. Some days he would do nothing but stay indoors and sleep, simply because he felt he needed to. If he thought too much, he was sure he would go crazy. Other days when his mind was clearer, he'd sit at his desk with his sketchbook. Having something to show for his day made him feel a lot better. Too often when Frank would come over, he'd tell him all about his day at school, and Gerard would have nothing to tell him in return except that he'd slept through most of it.
One morning when he felt particularly good, however, unusually alert and confident, he'd applied for college. Just one; the closest one, but he didn't expect to hear anything back, and still hadn't. He wasn't sure he even wanted to hear back. He thought that applying was the important part, at least that's what Frank had said. And that's what he kept telling himself every time he started worrying about
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And rain falls,
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4th of July-SurpriseHere you go, Gerard, Mrs. Way said to her eight year old son, handing him a lemon snow cone.4th of July-Surprise by ElectroBaby
The small black haired boy took it but kept his head tilted up at his mother, his eyes impatient.
Mom, he whined. When are we gonna get to see the fireworks?
Soon, hunny. Soon, she answered absently, turning around to check on her other son.
Theyre just having a little delay is all. Im sure theyll star -- Mikey! Youre getting watermelon juice all over your new shirt! Come here.
His mother began trying to chase down his younger brother, wet wipes in hand.
Gerard sat in the grass, licking at his snow cone sulkily. His mother had decided to take him and his brother for the Fourth of July celebration in his neighborhood. Hed been at the park for an hour now. He was hot and slightly sticky and getting a bit irritable because, like most boys his age, he just wanted to see stuff blow up.
He watched his brother co