A little birds name: Chapter 23I let the feel of him wash over me. I soaked Zander up into my body like a dry sponge. His hand was still placed firmly over my chest. Nervousness nearly erupted from my fluttering insides. Zander was feeling the sporadic pounding of my heart, and yet he seemed so calm.“Zander” I spoke in a quiet voice “Why do you do this to me.”He stared down blankly for a moment before answering “It’s not on purpose.”“That’s not what I mean” I paused, trying hard to breathe steadily “Why does my body react this way.”“I don’t know” he stammered “Perhaps you’re scared.” Zander let his eyes pierce through my own for what seemed like eternity. I held my breath. I thought about trying to calm myself, but it didn’t seem like something that was possible. Zander brought his left side down into his elbow, leaving his right hand over my heart. He was sickeningly close to me now. “Wren
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