This was inspired by a poetry prompt I ran across: "Write 20-40 lines about love without
using the words love, passion, desire, favor, regard, heart, need, want or longing."
It sounded like a fun challenge, and the prompt fit so perfectly into my idea of a good romance, so I ran with it. I also drew inspiration from (of all things) some of my favorite anime couples; mainly Ed and Winry from Fullmetal Alchemist
(LOVE THAT SERIES SO MUCH), and Ichigo and Rukia from Bleach
. I love both relationships because this is exactly what they are. "Unromantic romances". I love