For the first time, she raised her eyes to look at him. She only saw his back leaving. She didn’t even know his name. But she had seen him before, in the market, with his wife and young children. Alone, raising herself, and redressing.
No emotion? I don’t know. She could not place the feeling. She had sold her body for years and years now. She gave it no thought. Not thinking less of the men that came to her, she advertised and she sought after them. But each time she thought less of herself. She thought she had justified the lifestyle. But the emotionless love she gave away just felt wrong. She was a nothing, hate was all she had for herself. Worthless.
Squeezing her cheeks to add color, and straightening her long hair with her fingers, going through the motions, making the merchandise more appealing, her next client…
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Change comes in starts and fits; it ebbs and flows along the river of life–always moving, flowing along…each moment bleeding into the next . The seasons change. Exuberant Spring quickly turns to lush Summer and then is gradually replaced by the deepening beauty of Autumn. I feel every part of it; this cycle of life. It seemed there was a time not very long ago when life was eternally young. I was always in a hurry to get on with things. It was always “what’s next?”. It wasn’t until I grew a bit older and became a mother; when I was able to see life vicariously through a pair of newer but different eyes, that’s when I realized the significance of these small seemingly insignificant moments.
Being a parent changed me like nothing else. The experience has shown me the importance of being there for someone. It has shown me…
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Rimmel and Romeo. The nerd and the jock. An awkward alliance that pushes them both way outside their comfort zone. How will love fit anywhere? #Nerd by Cambria Hebert is a New Adult contemporary romance that as of today is up for grabs on Amazon!
Author: Cambria Hebert
Genre: New Adult College / Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 3, 2014
Format: Ebook +…
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