Tag: Fun

Freckles: Chapter Eleven

When Freckles left, I walked back to my car.  I stood there and under the parking lot lights I could see my faint reflection in the glass of the window.  What I had just done was both crazy and courageous.  Though I had nearly…

Freckles: Chapter Ten

I felt like I walked in between the living and the dead after Freckles ended contact with me.  Nothing seemed to matter to me anymore.  To be given the one thing I wanted, only to have it taken away just as I fully realized…

Freckles: Chapter Nine

It was a long ride back to the grocery store.  Damien had put on the radio, trying to fill the silence that had fallen between us.  It wasn’t like I had nothing to say or nothing to ask.  It was just that I didn’t…

Freckles: Chapter Eight

When the movie ended and the lights came back on, Damien pulled his leg away from mine and quickly got up from his seat, acting as though nothing awkward had happened between us at all. “Oh man, I am so tired, I could have…

Freckles: Chapter Seven

By the time we realized we only had fifteen minutes before our movie was about to start, we had to quickly pay our bill and rush out the door.  Seeing Freckles laughing and smiling so much made me feel great.  He needed someone to…

Freckles: Chapter Six

The walk to the restaurant made me realize just how dumb I was acting.  Freckles may not have been single, he may not have been gay, but here we were together.  It may not have been a romantic date, but in a sense it…

Freckles: Chapter Five

I pulled into the store lot two minutes late.  I scanned the lot for Damien, but I couldn’t see him standing anywhere.  There were about two dozen vehicles scattered here and there in the parking spaces.  I picked one of the empty ones on…

Freckles: Chapter Four

We shook hands and after that we fell silent.  Sitting there on that bench side-by-side, underneath the shade of the oak trees behind us, there was a slight breeze that helped to dry the sweat on my brow.  It was peaceful, but I also…

Freckles: Chapter Three

I found a new sense of conviction.  This was going to be my year to find someone worthy of holding on to my heart.  Young and naive, with seemingly nothing to lose, I had come out of the closet to family and friends.  And…

Freckles: Chapter Two

For nights and days I thought about Freckles, long after I saw him in that Subway restaurant.  I had this deep yearning to know more about him.  To ask questions, learn as much as humanly possible about everything that was his life.  All the…