Late teen, tall and thin, with short brown,
late-'80s feathered hair and bright blue eyes. Button-down oxford shirts,
Levis, and boat shoes. Everything about his attitude and stance said
"cocky" in the way that only 17-year-old guys can pull off.
It was your typical girl meets boy. Boy lights up a cigarette. Girl thinks
"Boy will like me if I smoke!" and lights cigarette too. Girl is fifteen
and still believes these things. She is young and insecure and believes the
other things he says as well that he'll love her more if she does. And so
And then he doesn't.