Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Character Quotes from So Much It Hurts by Dellani
“How about you unpack and grab a shower and I’ll take you to dinner? There’s a good Thai place around the corner,” Flynn said.
“That would be really great, thank you. I could sure use a shower. I was on the bus for hours! I feel grungy,” Pia replied.
“I’ve got to get another one myself. I didn’t get all the paint off.”
“You’re an artist?”
“Yes. I’m a body painter. I also model for others. You can’t tell now, but I was most recently the subject of a camouflage painting along the wharf.” He took out his phone and showed her pictures. It took her a moment to pick him out of the background.
“That’s very cool! You did that?”
“No. I’m good, but I still haven’t figured out how to paint my own ass.”
Pia stared at the picture and picked out the pose. He was facing the water, a perfect depiction of a weathered wood piling on his right leg. His left was on a packing crate, making him look rather like the Captain Morgan’s Rum pose. He had a very nice ass under all that paint.
“Very cool. Even if you can’t paint your own ass. But think how much money you’d make if you could!”
“Not sure there’s a big demand for that.”
© 2017 Dellani Oakes
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