Except for the aquarium light, the
music and lights were turned off darkening the house and leaving it
silent. Not his customary routine as an earlier S.A.M. had revealed
that he always went to sleep with music on. But knowing she had to
wake early for a long drive home, he offered up his comforts for hers.
Something that didn't go unnoticed by her from their first encounter.
Something that had been manifested by some of his actions of how keenly
sensitive he was to the needs of others. Another trait she was immediately
in her room, she was exhausted not only from the days events, but from
all the emotional preparation and expectations that had been incubating
inside her since they had set a date in place to finally meet. She
plopped down sideways on the bed remembering she needed to charge her
phone but being too weary to go to her bag and retrieve the devise. She
glanced at her phone to double check the battery usage and smiled.
lay his head on his pillow, with thoughts of her and the day rewinding
themselves through his mind-feeling elated and rapturous, along with being
drained-both emotionally and physically. Stopping at certain "moments" to
pause and zoom in on them, he wished he could literally replay, re-feel,
re-enact them- at least just once more, delaying and stalling them for
as long as he chose.
She contemplated what he thought of her
and the fusion of their two cosmos. Did he still think her to be
beautiful at nights end? Had he savored the 24 hours as much as she
had? Did he think she was as much fun as she thought him to be?
even more confused by the days happenings as a whole and the emotions
they had shared-and already regretting the goodbyes that would come
riding in with the sun-he was annoyed when his phone blooped alerting
him of an incoming message, breaking his euphoric trance. That
is....until he saw that it was from HER.....the girl down the hall!