I Knew He Loved Me

He was the nicest boy I had ever met. He was handsome and smart, but most important of all, he would talk to me. We met in middle school and I was pretty much smitten from the very start. I can’t remember the exact day we came into first contact, but I do remember practically floating on a cloud whenever he came around me. I would try to sit by him in class, in the cafeteria, in the gymnasium, in the…you get the picture. Unfortunately, I was mired in my own insecurity issues and feelings of inadequacy (thank you tween…

Literary Lion- Can I Have this Dance?

As a way of keeping my brain alert and to get myself some much needed practice writing fiction, I have decided to participate in a weekly writing activity prompted by the Literary Lion.  My piece can be no longer than 400 words long. This week’s theme was DANCE.  I hope you enjoy. His hand was warm on her back and she wondered if he could feel her trembling.  Emotions pulsed swiftly through her body with every beat of her heart.  That she was even in this moment with this boy was as surprising as her physical reaction to it.  He’d had…