2 different stories for “Hello”
Oh love why are you so elusive?
What force of nature made me see you?
Your alabaster face among the crowd
Your eyes shining like diamonds
The way you walk, so elegant
I was going up and you down
On a cable car on top of the Alps
I could have said “Hello”
You could have seen me
You could have answered “Hi”
And that could be a start of us
Of friendship that might last
Instead of dreaming here alone
An alternative of “hello” is “goodbye”
She was just coming out of the shop when she bumped into him.
“Oh hello there!” he greeted her. At first, she didn’t recognize him.
“Oh, hi, how are you?” she remembered who he was.
“I’ve just bought a present for my sister, remember her?”
“Of course, I do. How can I forget her? Is it her birthday?”
“It’s their anniversary, actually… ”
Awkward silence… “anyway, got to dash…”
“OK, bye for now.” And they walked back in different directions.
“How can I forget his sister – she stole my husband,” she mused.