First Date Woes…

Writing Warmup for April 4

First Date Woes

The porch light was flickering.

Ditto my hopes for a vibrant social life.

Still, I knocked. Three times.

Silence. Should I have added a fourth? Or would that have been pushy? Or seem too desperate?

Should I have brought my therapist with me?

“Good evening.” Date Enders Images serial killer look reduced

I did a full-body flinch and spun around. “Geezus!”

“I’m sorry. Did I alarm you?”

“Alarm me?! How about scare the–”

He issued a cold, blank stare.

I rolled my shoulders to release the tension. “Do you always teleport on a first date?”

To be continued…


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