In that intense moment of cuteness and community, she stood on the tips of her toes and leaned out to kiss him on the forehead. It felt intimate and personal; and she resolved to never forget how he drew his breath in and closed his eyes, staying absolutely still. She quickly said goodbye and got into a cab that took her to the airport.
She was still unable to shake off the memory of his eyes, wide and black, searching hers. She just wished she could decipher what it was that he was looking for.