Salsa With A Stranger

Couples floated across the dance floor, flowing over each other.

Someone said,

“Up close with a stranger. You sure?”

She said,

“I want to learn.”

He smiled.

They were the last couple on the floor. Melting into each other. Then the music stopped. She walked off the floor, leaving him standing.

The lesson was over.

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About Ramya Pandyan
IdeaSmith is the digital doppelgänger of Ramya Pandyan. I am a writer-storyteller. I work as a Content Specialist, consulting, training and delivering Social Content that drives conversations & builds communities. Tweet me at @ideasmithy or write to me at Ideasmithy[at]gmail[dot]com.

9 Responses to Salsa With A Stranger

  1. Great! The idea-smithy is never short of these ideas, eh?

    But I guess the someone who asked the question first and the stranger were not the same people. Or did I get it entirely wrong?

  2. ideasmith says:

    Sudipta: Thank you! I hope this blog continues to live up to that image.

    ‘Someone’ represents the conflict she faces in her own head, which is resolved at the end of the story.

  3. infinity says:

    dances in summers…chance meetings…snippets of conversation…charming!

  4. {illyria} says:

    gorgeous and melancholy. why would she walk away, i wonder?

    ~the girl FKA transience

  5. ideasmith says:

    Illyria: Yipppeee…you’re back! I was checking my mailbox frantically for the promised mail but there wasn’t any! Unfortunately I still can’t access your link.

  6. Salsa with strangers is ripe with possibilities… ;-)

  7. {illyria} says:

    eeeekkk! none at all? it wasn’t caught by spam, by some chance? :(

  8. {illyria} says:

    okay, i emailed you again. :)

  9. IdeaSmith says:

    @ Illyria: Got the mail. Will check it out…thanks a mil!

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