Hello, Friends! Well, I couldn’t keep myself from writing romantic short stories. Last week, I wrote two short stories. One for a contest entry and one for you. So, here’s your treat:
Title: Just Say Yes!
Tia Shumosky had a lustful eye for Belmont Girls High School’s Football Team coach.
The long-legged curved-abs Darcy was each girl’s eye candy. And, Tia knew it. Though she never devoured Darcy’s sex appeal, his curious glances on her during the middle of the practice sessions often raced her heartbeat.
Tia was not a shy girl. Bold and confident, she was the vice captain of her football team.
The only thing that stopped Tia from approaching Darcy was their age gap. Tia was a young 16-year-old teenager while Darcy was in his late twenties, perhaps pushing to thirties, single Dad.
Though their age gap never bothered Tia, she always remained apprehensive about Darcy’s thinking process. Besides that, Mrs. Bennett, the divorced Psychology professor who always buzzed around Darcy, also served as a major obstacle in flourishing something more than just a pupil-trainer thing between Tia and Darcy.
Tia wiped a hand over her sweaty brow, stuffed her towel in her sports bag, and tightened her shoelaces.
It’s now or never. I will ask him today.
She sipped water from her tumbler, wiped her mouth with the back of her hand, and headed where Darcy was relaxing after an adrenaline pumping football session.
“How are you, Mr. Darcy?”
He gazed at her, his eyes crinkling under the beaming sun. “Ms. Shumosky. You’re still here? Don’t have classes today?”
“Yeah… I was… kind of…”
He smiled as he sensed the shakiness of her voice. “Yeah, you were… kind of… what Ms. Shumosky.”
Oh, come on Tia. Ask him. It’s now or never.
“Actually, as you know, today was the last day of our football practice session. From tomorrow onwards, exams are starting and then holidays…”
“Yeah… so… that happens every year. Nothing new in that Ms. Shumosky.”
“Actually, Mr. Darcy I was thinking if I can… I mean if you can take me… I mean if we can go out somewhere. I don’t know when I see you next.”
He smiled as he rolled up the white socks on his firm calves “Next year Ms. Shumosky. We’ll meet at the start of the next sports session.”
“Oh… I see.”
His narrow eyes landed on Tia, and her heart skipped a beat. “Do you wanna go on a date with me before your graduation?”
“Kind of… only if you want.”
He rubbed a hand over his chiseled jaw and smiled. “Why don’t you come home, and I’ll cook something for you…”
“Oh, that’s great Mr. Darcy.” Her heart raced as butterflies fluttered harder in her belly.
“Cool. So, today in the evening. Dinner time? Will that be fine with you?”
She bubbled with a wide grin. “Perfect… I’ll be there at six.”
“Sure… see you in the evening.”
“Maggie she’s your new ballet teacher?”
Darcy smiled as he introduced his 5-year-old daughter to Tia.
“I’m sorry Tia I was trying to ask you this for a long time. It would be great if you can teach ballet to Maggie. I hope you won’t mind that.”
A mixture of nervousness and excitement washed over her.
Wow…. I hit the jackpot.
“No… not at all Mr. Darcy. I would love to. It would be great if I can help her learn to dance. She’s so young. This is the perfect time for a start.”
Tia was on cloud nine when Darcy and Maggie both dropped her home after dinner.
She couldn’t realize that even Darcy wanted to see her every day. Ballet was just an excuse. He wanted Tia to spend time with his daughter so they got to know each other and who knew this could lay a foundation of a new relationship between Tia and Darcy. Something more than just a pupil-trainer thing.
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