Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Entire Relationships in a Paragraph

As writer's block continues; i am searching the internet for writing ideas. When i found this: Entire Relationships in a Paragraph and hers are so eloquently put that i thought what a brilliant idea! i'll steal it! Mine won't be nearly so beautifully written.

1. We lie on the floor; near a dresser my dad made me when i was "a kid." He plays tries to pull my frizz behind my ear. I take the gesture as sweet but useless. I've let my lips pass over his skin, its what i think a kiss is. Soon, he kisses my forehead and then my lips. It's my first kiss. I wait for fireworks. There are none. later my mom has to drive him home; we sit in the car not talking. my stomach hurts. We wave goodbye, i hope it'll be this easy forever.

2. I curl up on his lap; my head snuggled against his chest. We're watching Finding Nemo. "Bubbles" he says. I am confused, i am not watching the movie. I am not paying attention to anything else but how safe it feels to be held. His hand rubs my arm; my eyes close; falling asleep never seemed so easy. He tells me to wake up, tickles my stomach. I open eyes and turn towards the television and see his gun leaned up against the wall. I tell him its time for me to leave.

3. We walk into the dark theater. Tom Hanks in animated form is singing on the screen. We find seats. I curl up in my chair and lean against him. my head resting on his shoulder. His hand reaches for mine. He looks down at me and whispers "I like you so much." I blush. I don't know what to say - my mind races. To express myself is to let him in. He stares at me expectantly, so i reach up and kiss him. I turn back to the screen, not wanting to be the couple making out in a children's movie; the animation has gotten so good, that Tom Hanks' hair looks real. I want to touch it.

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