Take a Selfie, Valentine!
By Lauri Meyers
“Happy Valentine’s Day, Livy,” Sam said clutching a paper heart behind his back. “I was wondering if you would…”
“Take a selfie?” Livy grabbed him and smiled. Sam opened his mouth to explain. Click.
“I meant,” Sam said, “Since we’re such good friends…”
“Don’t be so shy! Of course we can take another selfie!” Livy held out her phone. Sam grimaced. Click.
Sam puffed out his cheeks and searched for the right words. “Someone probably already asked you…”
“…To take a selfie?” Livy said. “Nope, you’re the first. Say cheese!” Sam’s cheeks blushed as their heads touched. Click.
“Actually, I wanted,” Sam said, “To say you really make me…”
“Smile!” Livy yelled. “You smiled in this one. Happy Valentine’s Day! Gotta run.”
“Uh, bye,” Sam said. He scratched his head. “I thought Livy liked me. Guess we are just selfie friends.” He put down the card, noticing new sweaty fingerprints, and whacked himself in the forehead.
“I’m glad you’re still here, Sam!” Livy’s happy voice surprised him. “What’s that?”
“Um, it’s um,” Sam said. “It’s a valentine for you.”
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“I love it!” Livy said. “This is for you.”
The frame sparkled with glitter hearts and their selfie in the middle.
“You’re finally smiling!” Livy said.
Sam said, “Can we take a selfie?”