February 13, 2012 § Leave a comment
She waited for him fiddling with her dress, practicing the words in her head. Today is the day she will tell him. He arrived, happy to see her, ready to take her away from everyone. She tried to get words out, But his kiss wouldn’t let her. Defeated, with a sigh, she slid in to the car seat. She listened to him talk about his work day. She nodded and agreed at the right points. They reached the destination. He had decided to show her the town. Doesn’t matter if she has seen it before.
He took her to lunch, followed by her favorite desserts. She kept that smile on her face. They walked on the beach. Hand in hand. His arms engulfed her. She felt like a cheat.
From a balcony above, a guy stared at her. She moved to another corner. Those eyes still followed her. They pierced her soul and knew the game she was playing. He knew her lies and he could see through the fake smile. She ignored him and smiled at the man on her arm. He leaned in for a kiss. She let him. And then just like that, she couldn’t take it anymore. “Take me home”, she pleaded. Puzzled, he complied.
Through the way back, she babbled unable to forget those eyes. And just like that, they were home. She cursed herself for not saying the words. She had practiced enough, after all.
She went inside. “I have a headache. I’m going to bed now.” “Ok. I’ll be there in few minutes”
November 27, 2008 § Leave a comment
The fact you weren’t around when I needed a shoulder
or the fact I picked up the phone but couldn’t press call button
The fact you couldn’t notice the change in me
or the fact I couldn’t explain it to you
The fact you think we are still good friends
or the fact even though I disagree, I nod my head in agreement
The fact you think you know me
or the fact I know you don’t…
Here’s to friends.. May this never come true for us.. may we always sense each other’s sadness behind laughter.. may we never have to explain anything to each other.. may we always know who we are…