An Innocent Kiss
He was my friend.
We were out, a public place of some sort. Lots of people. A club? The lights were flashing...I don't know where we were.
We were there with a group of people, my other friends.
I was having a great time. I laughed, I danced.
He sat at the table. Any time I looked over at him, and he saw me, he smiled. Otherwise he just sat there.
Oddly enough, he was the one to invite me.
Deciding that I felt bad that he wasn't participating, I decided I'd try to get him out there, to dance with me.
He smiled sweetly at me, a smile that turned my insides to butter. Gently, he declined my offer.
Some of my excited happiness of the night felt.... suddenly drained at his declination.
I spent some more time with my friends, but all the while longed to be with him. Finally, when everyone else was occupied, I made my way over to the taable where he still sat.
I seated myself beside him, talked to him. Told him I was having a great time, and thanks for inviting me. He smiled at me, said he w