Today’s six are from a story I wrote about a musician trying to get his song-writing abilities back, and the girl who inspires him. In this scene, she’s frustrated that her friends are too overprotective of her, and he’s trying to make her feel better about it.
He grabs her wrist again and taps out an impromptu beat. “This is what matters, what you feel in here. Listen to this, not some jerk guy in the past, or a wannabe rockstar trying to spout off philosophical crap to impress a girl who’s somehow gotten the music flowing in him again. This.”
Lisa stares at him and he feels self-conscious in a way he never feels onstage, even with an audience of hundreds. Then she smiles and says, “You’re trying to impress me?”
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