Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Autumn had arrived. The chill in the air, their breath catching, holding still for a moment under streetlights.

"I missed this," he said, softly.

"You know? Me too." She wrapped their arms, held his hand between hers. "I missed it being just us. Classes --" she made a pffffffff sound, lips vibrating. They both chuckled in the cold.

He grinned, said: "But, I meant the weather. Long coats."

She punched him in the ribs, head butted his shoulder."Whatever."

"Whatever? Whatever." Came his practiced retort --he ruffled her hair.

They kissed at a crosswalk for three rotations and one helpfully honking car horn.