Tamika Wood’s Birthday Party

& Other Stories by Le Kendall

Tamika Wood’s Birthday Party

Part One

Tamika Wood is an average teenager. Relatively wealthy and popular with permissive parents she’s known for her parties which tend to be big on under-age drinking and even bigger on drama.

At some point, probably around March or April, Scott started to talk to me a lot. It took me a while to notice it because he generally just talked a lot to anyone that was nearby. I’d noticed that I’d been the closest person nearby fairly often before I considered the idea that he might be seeking me out on purpose.

This story is not about Tamika Wood.