Lilly Bralts-Kelly is a 15-year-old writer from the Midwest. In her free time she nutmegs people on the soccer field and reads books about physics for fun.
“Just wait. I’ll prove you wrong.”
“Things aren’t bad. They just haven’t become great fast enough.”
“It’s hard to leave my daydreams.”
New cities and new beginnings.
Heartbreak and embracing the future.
Learning to be alone and embracing freedom.
Senior prom and not-so-lazy summer breaks.
“I feel like each of my limbs is bound to a different horse.”
Home for the holidays, and resisting control.
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