IF: Instinct

I decided to be bold and feature a closeup, a remembrance if you will, of my sophomore year in high school. Unfortunately, aside from the stunning green eyes, all other details are quite accurate, including the very large pimple in the middle of my nose.

It was picture day—photos to be taken for our school ID cards, which we were to carry on our most self-conscious persons all year long, to compare and...contrast. Pinned to our white and blue uniforms were red name tags. Mine might as well have been a label announcing the 8th wonder of the world that existed on my nose.

What do you think my instinct was when I saw it that morning?