Him: Arm’s length

He and the stripper were sitting across from each other at the table next week.“Can we be close to each other without being lovers”? she asked him.“Well, is there something to talk about?” He asked her.“Some things specifically” she said.“Likeā€¦?”“Like the theory of relativity.”“I don’t know about that” he said as he looked away.“It’s howContinue reading “Him: Arm’s length”

Arm’s length

We grew up an arm’s length apart. I watched you Make a mess out of your life, although I never participated. I just found out, ultimately. But there you are, wearing that shirt in which you shine. God, you are so handsome. Being around you makes me feel insecure; it feels like you’d slip outContinue reading “Arm’s length”

Real versus unreal

“Did you write this?” She asked him directly. In a surge of embarrassment, he walked away with a flushed face. She picked up her pace to match his quick steps. She touched his shoulder from behind and he shivered as he stopped. He placed his palms over his eyes. He wanted to disappear from theContinue reading “Real versus unreal”