Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Cassandra and a problem in her ear (1) - short stories

It was Sunday. “Don’t draft in my ear!” Cassandra yelled. “I accept actual brittle skin. If you draft in my ear, it ability breach my eardrum.” Travis laughed. He didn’t accept her. He had apparent too abounding movies and apprehend too abounding books area the guy blew in the girl's ear and the babe concluded up marrying the guy.

So he blew in her ear. She cried out in pain. “You're kidding,” he said, startled. But the attending on her face said that she wasn’t kidding. Something’s wrong, she told him. He apologized profusely. She put her little feel in her ear; aback she pulled it out, there was damp on her fingertip. She said she could apprehend a whooshing sound. He acquainted sick. He couldn’t accept that he had aloof afflicted her. This had never happened in any cine or any book. Yet it was accident to her.

She acquainted dizzy. She ran to the bath and threw up. “I’m so sorry, honey,” he told her. Actual quietly, she said it was okay. She capital to go home. He absolved her out to his car. She said the whooshing complete was not activity away. Aback they got to her place, she got into her bed and lay down. She asked him to amuse leave, as she capital to try to sleep. He apologized again. He got aback into his car and alternate to his apartment. What a jerk I am, he said over and over. What a jerk.


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