oh my god if i knew this was allowed…
There are lovely imageries I get of giggling happy teenagers through this that I felt like reaching my hands out and screamed ‘Go slow girls!’.
Also love how you used Zoom to end it. I think that was quite clever. Also rearranging the softness in our cheeks is brilliant.
I actually pondered on the title until I read it again and got the reference.
Only thing I would touch on is “the boy’s alien tongues” … the singular vs plural confuses me a bit, or does this mean tongue as in language?
Maybe a boy’s alien tongue or boys and their alien tongues would be my suggestion.