"Dangerous but Gentle..."
"Is that the moment you fell for me?" He asked me in his teasing way like he wanted to know what the moment actually may have been.
I had to think about it. I wasn't sure if there was one specific moment. I contemplated and traced my mind back to when I first felt a slip toward losing my mind into the dawn of the romantic stage, It was most certainty there. I smiled as I brought it to the surface,
"There was a moment. We were sitting by the lake. You were next to me on the right. You moved fast suddenly from beside me to setting yourself at eye level in front of me. I gazed into them as you set your back toward the lake. You moved liked you had taken the Brazilian martial art Capoeira. I'm assuming that effect is a combination of your wrestling, Tai Chi, and drumming since you haven't taken it. You balanced yourself on the balls of your feet in an active squat. The way you were balanced on your feet was like you could have a deadly strike at any moment if needed. You glanced over me like an advanced calculator before looking deeper into my eyes and saying, "I confess my interest in you was primarily carnal. That has changed..." The way you moved fast like a warrior, making sure to take in the world around you, before turning your attention to me and honestly saying your intentions with great vocabulary, it made me catch my breath. You moved like a hunter and were an honest wolf, able to deliver your words with the eloquence of a possible lover-- dangerous but gentle."
I waited for him to process.
He smiled shy and said, "Your descriptions of me are way cooler than I see myself, but I'm going to take it."
I smiled back flirtatiously, "That is all that matters. I describe myself more amazing than I actually am. Then, I do this weird thing and actually believe myself. This is followed by me being able to somehow convince others and no one knows I didn't start out that way from the beginning. The description wasn't expanded on for you however, it was how I saw you. Many a woman would have fallen for how you delivered yourself."
He laughed and added, "From the beginning I liked your confidence. You knew what you wanted and had a plan."
Then he gave me his ornery look and said, "Do you remember when we first met, I told you I was 42 instead of 37? I have no idea why I did that. Do you have an idea?"
I gave him a dirty look, "Yes, you were being an asshole."
He shifted his head and shrugged before saying, "True."
I continued, "I believe your thinking went something like this: That girl is hot. She actually somewhat likes me. Maybe, she will let me get laid. Oh, I don't know if I'm going to get laid tonight because she is a good girl. I still think she is cute. As I'm not going to get laid, I think I will amuse myself since I'm smarter than most people and tease her without her realizing. Thus, your false age statement to gauge my reaction. However, the girl knew. The boy realized he may have underestimated her, and they had the best kiss ever by the lake." Then, I looked at him playfully and added, "Own it."
He shook his head, "I think I won't. I miss that kiss." He paused and then added, "Although, your valid argument is sound and all the premises true."
I laughed and told him, "Thank you."
He was going to have to get another kiss soon I thought.
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