13-Word Love Stories

January 26, 2018 — by Lina Kim

Students share short love stories. 

Inspired by the Modern Love feature in The New York Times.

  1. “Love is like getting the best friend you never thought you would need.” — junior Shannon Rumsey

  2. “I spent the night before my Trig test Facetiming you until 3 a.m.” — senior Hannah Julie Yoon

  3. “Timmy like Sammy, Sammy don’t like Timmy, Timmy very very very very sad.” — senior Alan Lu

  4. “When I slid (into the DMs) and fell, she picked me up. Now here we are.” — sophomore Bryan Chu

  5. “Seeing other relationships makes being single easy. I like my heart whole, thanks.” — junior Leena Elzeiny

  6. “Phone buzzes. Eyes light up. But now I’m sad — it was my mom.” — junior Usman Khan

  7. “Friends first, lovers second. Built off of trust, relationship will last. It must.” — senior Nathan Kang

  8. “I caught the football and hit another guy that wanted to hit me.” — sophomore George Bian

  9. “I ran into traffic because I really love Taco Bell — it’s my favorite.” — junior Camron Rezai

  10. “A 10-p.m. text. I start typing and don’t stop until 2 a.m.” —  senior Anya Srivats

  11. “First, life without you seemed impossible. Turns out it’s easier than it seemed.” — senior Marissa Leong

  12. “Time couldn’t pass slower in Statistics. Sitting near her, it couldn’t pass faster.” — senior Alex Vaziri

  13. “After 14 marriages and 12 intense lawsuits, he finally found the perfect match.” — junior AJ Lee

  14. “Bonnie and Clyde, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Tarzan and Jane, Sandy and Danny, Us.” — anonymous Junior

  15. "Their eyes met and they stared together at each other, alone in space." — F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Great Gatsby”

16. “Ohana means family, and family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” — “Lilo & Stitch”

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