Tegan tried to hold the tears in as she tapped away on her screen. She could feel her cheeks flush and the humiliation rising.
“Hey, Tegan,” Jasmine asked, “how’s that project going?”
“Fine,” Tegan croaked.
She had to hold her composure. She couldn’t show it was too much.
First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash