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.
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.