Join | Login


  Home > Relationships > Stories > Leap Year at the Coffee Shop: Tight Jeans
Relationships Stories
1. Penelope and Peter bond; she enjoys a Cuba
2. R.I.P. nephew
3. Working Together
4. Cement Dancer
5. How the Russians came here (Novel) Forewor
6. Striptease at The Conference
7. Instead of...
8. Lightening Bug Nights
9. Anniversary
10. THE BLAME GAME: It’s the oldest game aroun
11. a small safe vessel...
12. Roar of the Blender
13. You Didn't Want Me
14. deaf and blind...
15. Nomadic Heart
16. Reflections...
17. The RAFT...
18. Broken Promises
19. He was my First, I was his Last

Featured Book
Toxic Relationships - Abuse and its Aftermath
by Sam Vaknin

How to identify abuse, cope with it, survive it, and deal with your abuser. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Leap Year at the Coffee Shop: Tight Jeans!
By Michael L Eads   

Share     Print    Save    Author Tracker

She wore tight, dark-gray jeans that fit well in all the right places. Mitch paid particular attention to her long black hair and pale-white face.


Mitch pretended to read the paper, but kept sneaking peeks at her over the top of the sports page. She shook the excess water from her shiny dark-green hooded raincoat and draped it over a chair. “There are twenty tables in this place and she picks this couch,” Mitch muttered to himself in a low inaudible tone behind his paper. Instead of feeling flattered he was nervous. He started to sweat a little. She was right across from him reading a tiny paperback book with legs crossed and one leg swaying back and forth like a metronome. This highlighted black leather boots with just enough heels to get noticed.
She wore tight, dark-gray jeans that fit well in all the right places. Mitch paid particular attention to her long black hair and pale-white face. She had a smirk he didn’t like. How could anyone look so comfortable—so cool? That’s the thing, no one could be that calm. Mitch sensed her cool composure was a façade. He wanted to test his theory. Mitch looked at her a dozen times, but she was lost in the book. Not knowing what else to do, he put down the paper and said, “So tell me everything you know, I’ve got a minute to spare.”
As soon as he said that, Mitch realized two things: One, this was the wrong thing to say, and two, he had seen this woman before. Something was different. As she opened her mouth and said, “Excuse me, are you talking to me sir?” Mitch realized the difference. Her hair was darker and she was without the cute blonde-haired, blue-eyed, little-boy. It tripped up Mitch a little and he was embarrassed by it. He always bragged he could recognize anyone, anywhere, even if he hadn’t seen them for a long time. At a loss for words Mitch exacerbated the problem by answering: “Do you see anybody else in here?”
The darkly dressed lady uncrossed her legs, set up on the couch and said, “I see you.” Here was a woman whose personality matched the clothes she wore. A mysterious, almost dark aura, exuded from her. She knew she made him nervous and was having a good time doing it. Mitch was nervous, but that wasn’t going to stop him.
“Where’s the cute little boy I’ve seen you with?”



Click here to post or read comments.

Recent Short Stories by this author.     All Short Stories by this author
  • The Last App:Smartphone Zombies (Tuesday, May 15, 2012)
  • The Train Set--Crazy Eddie (Sunday, December 04, 2011)
  • The Train Set--Kansas City, Missouri (Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
  • Nothing nifty about turning fifty (Monday, November 14, 2011)
  • Attention Wall Street protesters! (Friday, October 28, 2011)
  • Basket Catch. (Wednesday, October 26, 2011)
  • Broken Pop Bottles (Tuesday, October 25, 2011)
  • Michelle Bachmann is Nuts! (Monday, August 15, 2011)

  • Unleash Your Inner Strength! FREE! by Deanna Jewel

    Learn how to gain control over your daily thoughts to create the life you desire. Harness the energy around you and accept the gifts that come your way! Our mind is a powe..  
    Featured BookAds by Silver
    Gold and Platinum Members

    Oprah In Her Words Our American Princess by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri

    Oprah's words bring inspiration and help to many people. Tuchy adds suggested affirmations and actions and you have a powerful workbook that can become life altering and healing. T..  
    Featured BookAds by Silver
    Gold and Platinum Members

    Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited (e-Book) by Sam Vaknin

    The e-book version of Sam Vaknin's "Malignant Self - Love - Narcissism Revisited". Contains the entire text: essays, frequently asked questions and appendices regarding pa..  
    Featured BookAds by Silver
    Gold and Platinum Members

    Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

    Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
    Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

    Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
    © AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.