He gazed at me with his big brown eyes & cocked one eyebrow in question as he reached across the dinner table for my hand.

The instant we touched, I felt electrified; my breath caught in my chest & my heart skipped a beat.

The other diners around us faded into the background; the clanking of silverware on china & the murmur of other conversations muted.


I sipped my wine & licked my lips, then took a shallow breath, & gave him my best “come hither” look from beneath my eye lashes.

He straightened in his seat, moaned under his breath & flagged down our waiter.

“Check, please!”

Go here to see what others wrote for this week’s Six Sentence Stories; the prompt was “check.”

My other Six Sentence Stories thus far: What a Rush & Oncoming


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