It was like he knew exactly how my nerves would react,how my pores would close up, how my heart would beat faster;just the way his eyes looked at mine. Not in a seductive way either, just a gaze that made me feel like I was dissolving. The way you feel when your on a plane and about to take off. Light and free.
He held my ponytail and pulled it gently to one side to expose my neck. Cradling my face he kissed and nibbled from my ear down to my collarbone sending chills down my spine.Then he whispered in my ear: “Let’s stay here until we run out of food.”
A paroxysm of laughter escapes my mouth, as we only have a couple of crackers and a cheese stick left. I scoot closer to him and swing my legs over his mid section.
“Fine."I reply, my eyebrows arched teasingly, "But after that, we are going to have to resort to cannibalism.”
“I like your taste better than cheese sticks anyway, baby.”
I throw a cracker in his face for his crude comment. Then I nestle on his chest looking up at him admiring his beauty. He looks down at me smiling, revealing a set of perfectly pearly white teeth and I basically fall in love all over again.
That’s the thing about true affection: it has no expiration date. What it does have is mini timed bombs that go off ever so often. Just when you’re comfortable loving the way you do, they do something…it could be anything really. It could be the way his hand slides smoothly to rest on the small of your back or they way he says your name like it’s his favorite word. Today the bomb went off at this very moment when we were having our spontaneous picnic and I looked up at him and he smiled. My gosh, I’ve seen him smile hundreds of times but today it felt like the first time.
I’ve waited my entire life to live a movie-like romance and now I have it and I can’t believe it. I feel like we are unstoppable and I really refuse to believe our story will be cliché. Our story won’t be one about forbidden love or cancer or betrayal or some tragedy that usually ends young love. No-our story will just be love and freedom and joy.