LOLA HORNOF - SHORT-STORIES
Lola enjoys writing about things close to her heart. She loves to reads especially crime and psychological thrillers. Lola also loves to garden and the sound of rain on the rooftops. She enjoys spending time with her fiance and going on long walks in the woods.
She glanced over at him as he sat at a table in the coffee shop. Their eyes met and at that moment they both knew. She placed her order and waited. He came up and ordered a muffin. He turned to her and said “May I be so bold, would you like to join me?” She smiled at this invitation and accepted not wanting to look to eager. They got their order and made their way to the table. There was a fire in both their eyes and as they talked it felt like they had known each other forever.
It was fate, a random meeting that only a few people get. They talked for hours and then he walked her home. They made plans to meet the next day. They both knew that they were instantly right for each other. Just from that first glance in a busy coffee shop. She knew that he was the one all the way to her soul. As he walked home, he was thinking she’s the one I’ve been looking for.
One glance said it all in a busy coffee shop.
She walked fast looking over her shoulder. She knew he was behind her. She couldn’t see but everything in her said he was back there. She sped up through the crowd, pushing her way through.
She stopped at the corner trying to decide where to run to. He could be anywhere. This had been going on for years. The notes, the gifts, the flowers. Never wanted by her
Her heart was pounding as she ran to the all night diner. Oh please OH please don’t let him be here she prayed. She threw open the door and ran for the corner both. She could see the whole place. There were very few customers.
Aman caught her eye, hiding behind a newspaper, slowly he lowered it when he felt her eyes on him. It was the face of her predator. She felt nauseous and dizzy. There seemed to be no way out. Panic rose in her as she looked for a way out.
She was shaking and her heart was pounding in here throat. She would try very hard to camly get up and leave. She raced out of the dinner and jumped in front of a cab, desperate to get away. Frenzied and shaken she made it to her apartment. He had ran out and was screaming at her a the diner. Tears rolled down her face.
She would never be and had to find a way to escape.