Kitten adopted

Avatar Author: Akheloios Hi, I'm Paul. Winner of the 2009 All England Pro-Am Hikikomori Championship via Unanimous Disqualification for not getting out of bed and turning up. Currently studying for a Degree in Classics with a bit of Archaeolog... Read Bio

His thrift store clothes, threadbare tweed trousers and linen shirt, too large for his thin body, lay scattered around the room. I gazed down at the wiry muscles of his back as they made a sinuous dance in sleep, his skin pale as milk. Dirty blonde hair, long uncut, lay over the pillow, framing his too sharp features, now peaceful, but which had been animated with such feral desire last night.

Leaning down I hesitated for second, then kissed his forehead before slipping out of the cotton sheets. I made coffee, toast and scrambled eggs with chives, carrying them up to the bedroom. He was awake, sitting up in bed, the sheets pooled about his waist.

“I smelled the coffee.”

“It’s Colombian,” I smiled, placing the tray down on the bedside table and ate my toast.

“None for me?”

“Help yourself.”

He spooned sugar and cream into the coffee, and bit hungrily into a slice of toast covered in egg.

“You do want to adopt the stray kitten then?” he said, eyebrows arching above moist green eyes.

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  1. Avatar Slightnmighty

    OOOOO did you write this for me? ;) I do love all the allusion to kitty things, indeed! A nice dialoguey treat with a whole lot of desire sewn nicely into such few syllables.

  2. Avatar Akheloios

    Ta muchlies, and yeah, actually I kinda did. I like your stuff, so I wanted to have a play with the kind of themes you use.

    I’m not happy with it, but that’s the point of practicing :P

  3. Avatar Sir Bic

    I’ll leave you two alone.
    I’ll be in the other room.
    Or maybe I should go walk the dog?
    (walks away hurriedly)

  4. Avatar Akheloios

    The dog is a zombie now, sorry.

  5. Avatar Kihd

    That’s the problem with zombie flicks! Never any zombie animals.

    But anyway, this was good. Lucid descriptions. :)

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