Be a Writer Now: Day 5:
Writing Prompt: Write a poem about dating experiences. Or write a story about a character who goes on a first date with someone s/he met over the Internet. Nothing about this person matches up with what s/he said about himself/herself online. What is going on?
Five foot six.
That’s a little shorter than me.
Played girl’s field hockey, in her day.
She talks cute. I like her stylish way of saying things.
Loves walks on the beach and sunsets.
I do too.
She has had the same job since her college days.
Wow! That’s a great work ethic. At least she won’t be after my money. Not that I have that much.
We planned to meet here at the Comic Convention at the Hotel Grande. I don’t like comic books, but it was most public place in town.
Safety is important to her. She not flighty. That’s good. I am tired of clueless….
It’s almost 3:00 pm. She said she would be sitting by the water fountains. A yellow jumper carrying and a cowboy hat placed beside her.
She’s from Texas. I thought that was cute. There she is!
She turns and smiles. She’s got a beautiful smile.
In our contact information that we were over 25… I’m 27. I think I should have asked a few more clarifying ……
“Hi. You must me Eugene. I’m Samantha. You can call me ‘Sam;. All my friends used to.”
What have I done?
Written for Creative Writing Now: Be a Writer Now class