Yea! It’s Sunday and time for Six Sentence Sunday
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Carrying on with my set of stories which start in the 50s. Six teens, seemingly very different, meet weekly and keep in touch with each other their entire lives. They must have something in common.
This week we meet Gene. This clip takes place away from the group. I’m not sure how much time they will spend in Nates Deli together. Since I can do only six sentences, I’ll just have to see what the kids want to do. Each character starts with a line or two of a glimpse into their home life as they leave to meet with friends.
“I’m going out,” he muttered.
His father’s scornful voice replied, “Of course you are,” and looked at his son with disappointed eyes.
The bowling alley’s smells of: old shoes, stale popcorn , warm beer and sweat mingled with the sounds of: falling pins, laughing people and music, afforded him an escape from his father’s ambiguous fears.
“Hi Gene,” Lila said, over her shoulder as she headed over to her group of friends.
Her big grin and flirty eyes covered Gene’s lustrous brown hair and muscular body. “Hi Lila,” he replied, but his eyes were stuck on Ted’s strong back as his friend rolled the ball in the next alley.