Halal Dating

So, a group of us from the university were hanging out at Eastern Food Bazaar. I was sitting next to Anele. We're at the counter getting our food. I try not to stare at her but I can't help it. Since I've been at the university and this is my last year, I've never met …

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Meeting Jared

Silvery leaves shimmered in the distance.  Snow, like a white fluffy blanket covered the expansive grounds below.  Julian had invited her to go for a walk with him before dinner but, she had declined.  She disliked the cold and much preferred to be there in the library where it was nice and warm. Julian was such a wonderful …

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Sarifina Calls Maxime Again

Sarifina lay in bed, feeling depressed. Who was the woman who answered Maxime's phone and why was she so rude to her? She didn't even ask if she wanted to leave a message for Maxime. Instead, she had hung up the phone after telling her that he was unavailable. When her aunt had returned to …

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Joel Tells Kira the News

"Guess what?" Joel said to Kira. "What?" she asked, looking at him. "Gina has agreed to give Matt a divorce." Kira's eyes widened. "She has?" she exclaimed. "I thought she was going to fight him tooth and nail." "I thought so too but Matt called me this morning at the office to tell me that …

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Sade Tells Dae What Happened

"What's the matter?" Dae asked me. It was six fifteen in the evening and I was at his flat. After school, I had gone to the library where I spent at least two hours, doing my homework and studying until it was time for me to come and see him. I was still smarting from …

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Unnoticed

She watched him saunter into the library.  At usual, he didn’t even notice that she was there.  It was always like that.  She could have been a piece of furniture as far as he was concerned.  Suddenly, he turned and exclaimed, “Good heavens, I had no idea that you were there.” 51 Words This was …

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At the Community Center

Hank was sitting on the bench at the community center when Anaïs walked over to him. "Hello, Pastor Hank." "Hello, Anaïs." "I didn't expect to run into you here but I'm glad I did. I'm here to sign up for a Fitness Kickboxing class." "That's great. I'm here because I teach Vegan and Vegetarian cooking …

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Stuart’s Invitation to Washington

Stuart was on the boat and inside the cabin when he heard footsteps on deck. Minutes later, Shandra stepped inside the cabin. "Hi." "Hi." "What are you doing?" she asked glancing at the books on the table. "I was just doing some research." "Are you writing another book?" "Yes." "What's it about?" "I found out …

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Joe’s Love Life

Joe was on his way to his car when his cell rang. He took it out of his pocket and as soon as he saw the number on the display, he answered. "Hi, Honey," he said. "Hi, Joe. Are you still coming over?" "Of course. I'm heading over there right now." "All right. See you …

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After Dinner

He grew impatient as dawn slowly turned to dusk. Then, he showered and got dressed for dinner. He couldn't wait to see Alexandra. He had been looking forward all day to having dinner with her. They were having dinner at the manor and afterwards he was going to teach her how to play pool. At …

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