The First Time I Could

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
One Paragraph Story #2

Submitted: September 20, 2013

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You had me from the second you stood up. We were eating dinner. Not together, I was eating alone and you were with some guy. When you walked passed my table I felt as if I was in Cold Stone; I had to have it. The messenger bag you carried swayed in sync with your hips. It was lust and even love at first sight. I can talk some game in my head but in person I mumble, stutter, and self-deprecate. Yet, I can talk to you. I can do it! "I..." She's gone.


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