old (2008), Uncategorized

conversation, part five

“Do you want me…” she begins, intending to ask if he wants her to procure a rental car for their mid-week trip to Starved Rock.

“Yes,” he states.

As quickly as a hiccup she forgets what she wanted to ask.

Much later, his cologne will linger on her fingertips from when she rubbed his neck while kissing him good-bye. But right then, she smiles at how quick he was to interrupt, and she knows everything will go quite well in Utica come Wednesday.