Velvet verbosity #415 – Prompt – Cup – 100 Words
A continuation of the Bus Stop Series
She moved in close, lifting the white umbrella higher to cover his taller frame.
Awkward silence followed. He stood mute as a statue, dripping wet, while she searched for something to say.
“You aren’t really Gay are you?”
He looked down at her. “No. ….. No I’m not.”
She mustered up a frown. “Then why did you say you were?”
“To avoid future complications and inevitable disappointment.”
Now they both stood in silence, neither one with anything to say.
They waited for their bus, two dissimilar ingredients mixed into an ice cream soda topped off with an umbrella of white foam.
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