Fast Friends

Photo Prompt by Penny Gadd

They came here on hot summer days.  It was their special place.  Fast friends since childhood and inseparable well into young adulthood.

Neither was interested in dating.  “What do I need a boyfriend for when I have you?” she said once before she ran into the water, laughing. He chased after her and they splashed about, making a raucous. 

That afternoon, when they were lying in the sun after a swim, she suddenly leaned down and kissed him on the lips.  He was startled at first but, then the sweetness of her kiss, enticed his desire for more

98 Words

This post is for the Friday’s Fictioneers hosted by  Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  You can find this week’s prompt here. To read other stories or to participate, click here.  Also used one of the fun September 2021 Writing Prompts, courtesy of Putting My Feet in the Dirt.

24 comments

  1. Aahhhh … youth and love. On the one hand, I wish they hadn’t kissed. Who knows if
    the dynamics would have changed their relationship in a negative way. Then, the romantic
    in me loves the idea of them finally connecting with their friendship changing into roamantic love.
    Love and all its complications … lol
    Nicely written, Adele. Stay Safe 😷 Isadora 😎

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    • Yes, young love. It’s good that the kiss didn’t change or impact their relationship in a negative way. Yes, love with all its complications is still a wonderful thing. Thanks, Isadora. You stay safe too 🙂

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