Posts Tagged ‘unrequited love’

Per Chance (A Poem About a Grocery Romance)

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Written in September 2004. I love writing about unrequited love or romances that could have been, should have been, could be and should be. Missed connections, like this transient grocery romance, are quite plentiful if I judge it based on what I’ve read, been told and maybe experienced way back when.They make wonderful stories, and quite juicy ones too! Read more…

Crayons melted over candles (A Short Story)

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Crayons melted over candles. Blue drops on white paper, marbled with yellows and greens. He spins the paper around while she drizzles the melted colors. Their teacher gives them gold stars and makes them an example of good teamwork. The boys tease him, the girls giggle, the two feel embarrassed and decide to hate each other. Cooties are contagious after all.

She had chased the ball too much and there she sits at the clinic with a badly scraped knee and bruised ego. She really thought she’d save the game. He comes in with a wave and hands her a Hello Kitty band-aid because regular beige ones plain suck. She walks around later that day feeling more healed than when her Mom kissed her boo-boos.

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