It was not too long afterwards, Joe Racine came onto the scene. He strolled into The Lady Blue that night with his saxaophone under one arm, a lighted cigarette dabbling from his lips. He had blond hair, his bangs all long and hanging down to the left side of his face. I was taken aback by his stunning blue eyes.
He asked if he could play along with the band that night and after the show we let him join the band. After all, he was the best damn sax player any of us had ever heard.
I knew after that night that I was unquestionably and hopelessly in love with Gary. It never occurred to me to turn away from him. I grew up admireing him and had been constantly fantasizing about being with him. Finally, I was seeing my dreams come true.
Still I felt that being in love with a married man was not too smart. I remember hearing my father say when he was still alive, "if you're gonna play you've got to pay."I wasn't sure what he meant by that. I was only a kid. But I remember Pa saying that to Ma quite often when I was young. In the back of my mind, I was...
I will never forget the first kiss Gary ever gave me. It happened one night after babysitting Gary, Jr. at their house.
Gary drove me home that night kidding me the whole way about me dozing off before they returned home. He parked the car along side one of the lighted lamp posts lining our driveway.
There was a long silence during which time, I found my eyes moving slowly over his well-built body. I imagined him taking me in his arms and holding me as he professed his fervent love for me. I wished then that I would never have to get out of his car...
you didn't have to break my heart I did it for you I believed your soulful eyes right up to the bitter end knowing better than to hold onto dreams of being the woman you would cherish the one you would come home to every night and make love to your eyes lied and I foolishly believed them longer than I care to admit but nonetheless it was my choice to let you stay