Swoon Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by YA Bound @ http://yabound.blogspot.com.
Since this is the last week of the regular season of the NHL, my swoon this week is from a story about love and hockey, Cinderella in Skates by Carly Syms.
It's beautiful, Completely breathtaking. I've never seen anything like it.
"I love this."
"Thought you might. A little different than Arizona, huh?"
"At least the parts of Arizona I've been to."
"The view's even better at night when everything's all lit up. Maybe I'll show you sometime."
He takes a step closer to me, ducks his head and kisses me right there on the snow-covered edge of the cliff. I press myself into him, arms wrapping around his neck, deepening the kiss.
He takes my face in his hands and I can feel his rough thumb brush against my cheek.
I'm not sure how long we stand here this way before he breaks the kiss and takes a step back.
"You're alright, you know that?" he says to me, wrapping his arm around my shoulders. I smile and kiss his cheek.