My First Crush

Eve Sherrill York By Eve Sherrill York, 29th Mar 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
Posted in Wikinut>Family>Relationships

This tells the story of my first crush and how silly it was. I was probably six or seven then.

First Crush

I grew up in the fifties in an idyllic neighborhood where everyone knew everyone. The girl across the street and I were great chums and I was with her night an day when I wasn't in school. She was a awnry one and I was naïve and innocent. She nearly killed my favorite kitten when I took over for her to inspect only a few days after it was born. She hurled it up in the air and if it hadn't been for me rushing it to my grandmother who knew about such things it probably would not have made it.

One time I made the mistake of telling her I liked the boy next door. He was very nice and I thought him cute beyond belief. He had a horse in the pasture next to my grandparent's house and I spent hours watching him ride.

My friend got the idea of having me take him flowers. If only I had realized this was what boys typically did, not women. But instead I thought well of it and went about picking my grandmother's mums into a lovely bouquet. I actually took them over to him. He looked at them and then at me, choked out a 'thank you' and that was the end of that.

I remember I was invited to his house one time and he was running his trains in the room upstairs. I was fascinated by the mechanism that made the train go and I set watching it for quite a while.

I really don't remember much else of our affair. I was probably six or seven at the time and I am ten times that now. I remember years later when my husband had reason to be in content with a contractor. I recognized him as the man who that young boy had grown into. I commented on it to him one day and we both had a good laugh. I had been so very shy when I was young. I doubt he and I had ever said more than a dozen words to one another.

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Crushes, First Crush, Young Love

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author avatar Eve Sherrill York
I am an award winning author and have enjoyed writing online for about a dozen years now. I like to write about what interests me and that list is long.

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author avatar Frama
11th Jun 2015 (#)

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