Olivia’s heart sank, it would be hours until she could glimpse Jack again. She stared through the railings to a simpler life.
Jack was her first love, ever since the beginning of term, and today she would finally approach him.
As the end of the school day crawled into reality, Olivia spotted him through the growing crowd in the playground. With bogus confidence she strode towards him.
Olivia’s daughter burst her focus with predictable timing. Jack too was now engrossed in his daughter’s ‘artwork’.
Tomorrow she would try again.