Matty: A Short Story

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Pages: 2

by telling her the whole truth. I'm probably am of no significance to her, I'm sure, other than an object of her compassion and sympathy, since she seems to be a naturally kind-hearted person - but if I told her that I am neither male nor female, but someone stuck in the middle, that could all change in a heartbeat.
I barely know this girl, but I somehow don't want to see on her face that expression that everyone seems to gain when they see me, not after she's been so friendly and understanding thus far. I'm rambling, through, putting off the inevitable. Matty is watching me expectantly, waiting for my answer. I wish I could just say nothing at all. "I don't really feel well, no," I lie - sort of, because that situation in the gym had knotted