Nikki had been sitting at the mirror for a good hour until she finally gave up.
“Ugh this stupid bow!! I’ll never get it!” She threw the yellow fabric over her head and slumped forward on the wooden desk.
“Whyyy am I so nervous??” She whined into her arms.
Nikki slowly sat up again and glanced at her reflection. She tried fixing her hair for the millionth time,
“Come on Nikki… It’s just Oncie…” Just the mention of his name made her blush,
“… Nothing to be nervous about...” Her voice faltered at the last word. She had everything to be nervous about, this was the guy of her dreams after all.
“What if he doesn’t like me…” She started to bring her legs into a fetal position when a loud ‘Quack!’ sounded from her window. It was one of the baby Swomee-Swans from the truffula forest.
“Aww… Hey little guy how did you get he-“
She cut herself off when sh