Marie sat on the steps of the school and watched the other kids go by, hand in hand. Today was Valentine's day, a day she despised. John came up to her.
"Nothing. It's just that I don't like Valentine's day."
"Is that so?" He looked into her eyes. "Maybe it's because you don't have a Valentine." Marie blushed. " No, it's just a idiotic excuse of a..." He gave her a kiss and walked away. Marie was speechless at first, but then a smile crept across her face. Maybe Valentine's day wasn't that bad after all...