“Who was that?” I quizzed lowly as I approached Larry. He huffed using the hem of his shirt to wipe the sweat from his face, exposing a good amount of abdomen in the process. The sound of girls cooing behind me irked my nerves and forced me to look back regarding them with…
“Chérie why you not share with me?”
“Because Larry you ate yours.” I shifted away from him, huddling closer to the wall.
“You eat so slow I get hungry again!” I rolled my eyes and ignored him as I bit into my sandwich. He sighed slouching into his seat.
It was cold. The temperature had dropped to a single digit number sending a brutal chill over the city. The normally busy streets were sparse. A few brave souls and those without much of a choice littered the streets walking quickly to their destinations. I was one of those few.
“Baby, you can go dance if you want.” My chin rested on his chest as I looked up at him. His eyes quickly scanned the crowd before dropping down to me. His twists fell forward creating a curtain around us as he watched me.
He licked his lips before speaking. “No, I’m…
‘where are you guys’
I sighed and looked around the empty banquet room that had been reserved for myself and two bushy headed twins. I’d arrived ten minutes ago for our scheduled interview only to find that they were nowhere to be found. I sat uncomplainingly in one of the plush chairs…
“Hey,” I quickly rose from the bed, snatching my reading glasses off. “How’d you get in?” Larry shrugged with a smile as he plopped down on my bed. His graphic print hoodie contrasted greatly again my cream bedding making the colors look even more vivid. His hair was out of…
“Gi, promise you won’t be late and you are!” Larry groaned into the phone. I could hear the nerves in his voice making me feel even more terrible about being late. He needed me there.
“Baby, I didn’t expect my class to run over. I swear. I’m hailing a taxi right now.”
“She here baby.”