Shared Desire

Desire. To wish or long for; crave; want.

He wanted her.

It was the only explanation.

Palms sweaty, weak stomach; the signs were all there. He couldn't wipe the dopey grin off his face if his life depended on it and he knew that he'd be using any excuse, no matter how lame, just to spend more time with her.

He wanted her.

He watched as she took a step closer and offered her his hand. They shook. Words were exchanged, but none remembered as their eyes locked for a moment too long. A meaningful cough came from beside them and they tore away, not a second before he saw it written all over her face.

She wanted him, too.