Stealing Yellow Sweaters – by: Odette

The best way to not think about Chris was just to get some work done. I sat cross-legged on my bed and opened up my laptop then clicked the link to have a look at the clothes and shoes I was supposed to describe. My phone rang. I looked at the number. It was Dave.Continue reading “Stealing Yellow Sweaters – by: Odette”

St. Augustine Beach Party – by: Odette

Chris was actually waiting right there for me in the hallway. I looked up at him, surprised that he was standing outside my bedroom door. I couldn’t help but smile. He hadn’t shaved in a few days and his hair was a little longer and scraggly-looking. But he was smiling back, almost glowing and IContinue reading “St. Augustine Beach Party – by: Odette”

Jake Shows Up – by: Odette

He threw his board down on the sand, his eyes blazing. I was a little taken back. He said, “How many boyfriends do you need, Odette?” ————————————————– I woke up as the sun was just peeking over the horizon and threw on my white bikini, some comfy gray sweatpants and a wooly hat. I couldContinue reading “Jake Shows Up – by: Odette”

Self Control – by: Chris

  “Last night I met a girl with huge green eyes and a crooked tooth that I couldn’t stop staring at. Dave noticed her first and asked me to play wing-man but he quickly lost interest when he met her friend.” —————————————————————————– My friends Jim and Linda are giving away their old cat and getting aContinue reading “Self Control – by: Chris”

(Jake’s) Song For The Weekend – Elliott Smith, Waltz #2

Lyrics: First the mic, then a half cigarette Singing “Cathy’s Clown” That’s the man that she’s married to now That’s the girl that he takes around town She appears composed, so she is, I suppose Who can really tell? She shows no emotion at all Stares into space like a dead china doll I’m neverContinue reading “(Jake’s) Song For The Weekend – Elliott Smith, Waltz #2”

4:00 am in St. Augustine, FL – by: Jake

I slammed my hand down on the little dinger and shivered. The hotel lobby smelled like coconut and sweat and it was about the size of one of the bathrooms in my parent’s house. I dinged again. At 4am there was a possibility I would be standing here for a while. But then some oldContinue reading “4:00 am in St. Augustine, FL – by: Jake”

Luna’s Party – by: Odette

I can’t believe I actually had fun at one of Luna’s parties. I was feeling melancholy at first after texting Jake, telling him not to come. But then I realized that I was more relieved than anything else. Things were getting back on track. I was going to work really hard at doing the rightContinue reading “Luna’s Party – by: Odette”