When you look at yourself, do you see yourself, what others see, or something… more?
Desires – Beginnings
By BStyles and TeraS
She had been wrapped up her thoughts after the song and didn’t sense his approach. She bad been looking at the tabletop and trailing a single finger through some grains of sugar that had spilled from the sugar bowl as she slipped into the booth. She had pushed the grains around until a little pair of horns and a tail had been created there. She had been staring and thinking about something when he spoke and she started. Her hand brushed through the grains scattering them across the tabletop in random patterns.
She looked up at him in a bit of shock and then took a breath. She smiled softly and said, “What the soul contains, other things cannot change… Love is one of those… It’s so very precious isn’t it?”
She looked away and said, “Your music was wonderful tonight… Far better than mine. I apologise for intruding on your moment… I’ll leave if you want me to.. This is your place after all… I am likely not that welcome here…”
She moved to get up and leave and then saw the tea in his hands. She paused and then asked, “Have you time for someone like me? I find that difficult to believe. So few do unless they want something of me or my kind…”
Then she was quiet for a moment as he remained there waiting for her decision. She took a breath and then sat back down. She raised a hand and flicked her hair over her shoulders. In a small voice she said, “I’d like some company… If you have the time to share….”
And in the sharing, comes… what?