She had felt vibrant as she danced and let her inhibitions down, but now as she walked toward her empty apartment loneliness grew within her belly. She longed for the warmth of a lover’s breath.
A stranger fixing a flat must have seen the sadness in her eyes for he asked if she wanted to go for a cup of coffee. She stumbled. In her head she screamed YES! She imagined his sweaty hands roaming her willing body and she smiled. Tempting, but she declined and wondered if fear would always get in the way of happiness, even if fleeting.