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A Crush Dream To Remember

by G

Last night,I had a dream about my crush. It felt so real. First, I want to tell you a little background. I have liked this guy since the 3rd grade when i moved from Tennessee to where i am now. Well.....he asked me out in the 5th grade and i was such a chicken that i didnt say a thing.

I regret that every single day of my life (i am now in the 8th grade). I have had many dreams before, but none like this.

Ok so here it goes. I was at my house and I walked out and saw a guy, but i didnt know who he was so i went and sat on a tree swing. Next thing i know my crush is pushing me on the swing and he tells me to follow him. So i do.

He brings me to the side of my house and gives me a letter. So i read it and it says "I like you and always have, will u go out with me?" My body started to get that fuzzy feeling and my heart started to beat really fast. I just stared at that letter forever. I finally look at him and barely make out the word "yes".

Then I woke up and I just wanted to go back, but i know i couldnt. I spent the whole day going over and over that dream. I wish he could do this in real life!



Kevin: Thanks for sharing your dream story! Maybe you should make it a reality by doing this to him in real life!

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