Just in the Beginnings

Lily walked through the door into the cramped dorm room and saw Oliver, sitting on the futon and staring blankly at the television screen. The sportscasters were talking about the highly anticipated Superbowl game and how the Patriots choked in the last hour on a loop. From the look on Oliver’s face, Lily could tell it really wasn’t helping his current situation. “You can sit … Continue reading Just in the Beginnings

“Suds & Skin”

“Lil.” Rolling over onto her side, Lily could hear the voice, but instead she followed sleep’s orders and chose to ignore it. “Lil… Baby… we need to get up,” she heard more clearly this time, distinguishing the voice as Oliver’s. She peeked at him, by opening one eye. His hand was resting on hers and his free fingers lightly caressed her cheek. Earlier that week, … Continue reading “Suds & Skin”