Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge wouldn't play an entire NBA Finals 4th quarter and take only one shot. This week's word is "compliments" and the title is "After The Thrill Is Gone"
Some were simply too tight, the buttons pulling at the buttonholes, soft diamonds of skin showing through. Some were too loose and shapeless. She knew which ones brought compliments from leering men or jealous women. She tried a dark red, and then a creamy bone white, then light blue, looking for the right amount of curve without falling over into outrageous. "We're not quite lovers, but we're not quite friends...," the radio said. That was true. She didn't how how she felt about him any more, only that being with him felt better than being without him.