I'm standing with a group of friends, leaning against a fence. My friends are all excited. We are going somewhere. A party, I think. I am not excited. Someone is next to me. She is next to me. I know what she is going to say before she says it.
"Would you mind it much if we went together? As a couple?"
"I can't," I whisper back.
"You mean you won't."
She drops her head and storms past me. I've hurt her. I can feel it. I watch her as she disappears into the house. I know immediately that I have made a mistake. I need to tell her this. I chase after her.
I enter the house through a sliding glass door. Four people are standing in the room and are looking at me.
"Can you please tell me which way she went?" Without saying a word, all four people point up the stairs.
I run up the stairs, reach the landing. I have four doors to choose from. I choose the one to the far left, open the door, the room is empty. As I shut the door and turn, a young man is standing and looking at me. He is wearing jeans, a t-shirt and has long sandy hair.
He says, "That is the right door, but this is the wrong floor."
"Please, can you tell me where she went?"
He simply pointed up the stairs.
I start up to the next floor. The stairs feel much longer and steeper than the previous set of stairs.
I reach the next floor and facing me are the same four doors. "You have the right door..."
I choose the door on the far left, walk in, and...
...I wake up.
This was a dream I had many, many months ago. I don't remember what the girl looked like. I just know my feelings for her. I told her I couldn't. She was right; I wouldn't. I would like very much to go back to that dream so that I can take her hand, and say yes.
- bad day
- bad jokes
- dreams are weird
- embarassing moments and stuff
- foul things
- good beer
- i love animals
- just write
- mother's day
- my life at thirty
- nc zoo
- random stuff
- shrinking jeans
- table topic tuesdays
- the pets
- virginia tech
- visting friends
- walking with dinosaurs
- winter 2010
- you capture
- I'm a walking contradiction. While I love to draw, paint and read, I also love all things gadgets, science and even science fiction (I know). My animals (two dogs and two birds) are my heart, and if I could figure out how to legally own a giraffe, I would. That all said, I have my BS in Mathematics. :o)
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