You like her, don’t you?”
“Yes, very much so. In fact, I love your sister,” Baron shared. “Are you okay with that?”
“Me, too.” Baron smiled, liking the young lad a little bit more with each passing second.
“I wanna be happy, too. Maybe you can talk meh mutha and sista into letting me go regular school,”
“You don’t like being homeschooled?”
“No, ‘cause eh keeps me from kids my own age.”
“I’ll see what I can do,” Baron promised. “Although I think homeschooling is one of the best ways a kid can learn in his early years, I do understand your need to be around your peers.”
“Is peers ah fancy word for gals?”
Baron grinned, now fully aware of the real reason
“Deal,” Baron confirmed, careful to hold his fist out and gently bump his knuckles with Trent’s the way he’d been taught to earlier by the lad.
“You two seemed to be gettin’ along good,” Emile noted with an approving smile as she and Aurelia reentered the room with beverages in hand.
“Yeah. Baron de best! I like em even betta den me favorite rap group
His response gave Aurelia all the incentive she needed to finally marry the man of her heart’s desire. And the conditional week had barely even started.
Unknowingly, Trent also gave Aurelia a reason to investigate how he’d come to listen to a V.I. hip-hop group whose catchy tunes she even liked, but whose lyrics were too mature for a boy his age. And did him listening to this group mean that he was now into girls? After all, that was one of the main things
Aurelia wasn’t ready for
© 2009 by Mi’Chelle Dodson/Suprina Frazier
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