She invited him in. He offered to wait outside the door.
He had kept her away for way too long while she counted the numerous nights she spent alone in bed. She would lay there listening to the tick tock of the clock that hung alone on the wall, telling time to no one. Everyday she wished that she waited a little less longer until she didn’t have to wait at all. Today, here he was on the other side of the wall, unwilling to accept her love, and everything that she was willing to offer him in return for his heart.