Mutual likes ignite a conversation; character development takes place in a symbolic location.
Next page. A bar, some drinks, questions in quick succession.
Have we met before? Are we a metaphor?
They wonder what they will become.
Novel. Short story. Flash fiction.
Kissing in the misty rain, perhaps they’re simply a poem, scrawled inside a dust jacket, returned to the shelf for other lovers to discover.
If that’s all this is, there’s nothing wrong with that.