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There was faint music in the background. They both said they like that love music and listened to it dreamily. They started talking about their days at work, their hobbies and their likes. Was it Ralph Waldo Emerson who said that: “conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors?” And they do converse for quite a long time. They found a lot of things in common. They laughed at their jokes, mused at some others and agreed or disagreed with the rest.
It was night time when they left the café. It was a cold evening. Faint stars were in the sky, silver leaves in the background. They agreed to meet next week for dinner. There was a new Italian restaurant in town, and they said they will try that one out. So the day went well and both parted in good spirit. Till they meet again.
He was certain that this time there would be a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Manfred was getting ready for his date that night. This was his fifth date from the online dating company. The first four dates were not successful as the women did not want a second date. This time, he was sure that “she” would be the one and this date would be a success.
He took a shower and put some after shave (a bit too much if you ask me) but didn’t bother putting a deodorant because he put one of this 48hr one yesterday. He made sure he used his extra strong anti-acne soap. He carefully chose his shirt (pinkish), blue vest and bowtie. From what he had read online, this one was already a winner. She was from the same town, fun-loving and working as a care giver.
He met Claudia in the restaurant. She came 15 minutes late but Manfred didn’t mind that. He was already in love with her from what he could see from his thick glasses. She has a lovely bob hair, wearing sleeveless top which showed her rose tattoo on her arm. They ordered their meal and conversation and wine kept coming. Manfred licked his plate clean at the end of the meal.
Soon it was time to pay the bill. Manfred took out his calculator and divided the amount according to what they had ordered. He wasn’t going to pay for that last bottle of wine because he hardly drank from it (that’s what he thought). Anyway, they’ve settled the bill.
Claudia said goodbye and Manfred never heard from her again. Manfred wondered why. There was nothing in him not to like, he convinced himself. So he went back to the agency for his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
on a good day
kisses from Him Indoors
tortoises in the garden
sweet words describing the day
destination is nearer
thorny tiff forgotten
ready to greet day
with all the cheers
peace at last!
on a bad day
Him Indoors left
spiders and snakes
giving me fright
can’t reach destination
no words can alter fate
Hello everyone! From an attic, I’m ready for an adventure, flying on an airplane and going to an island. Ready for an outing with the family with an apple and an orange on my bag. Playing an old instrument, wearing an engagement ring, listening to an orchestra. They will be playing an oldie, something that is an awesome way that brings back memories of the past. I’m also listening to Amy Winehouse, singing an Addicted, bless her soul. I also would like to go to an opera, with an aria and lovely singing. Is that an envy I detect? Don’t be, I’m sure you’ll have an adventure, too. Have an amazing week, everyone!
The girl with a psychedelic frock
She loves the sound of jazz and rock
People were fascinated, she’s so lovely
They’re happy, she’s such a beauty
Dancing with the beat of her heart
She’s so friendly, a real sweetheart
Velvety soft, hair so bouncy
Sweet as a candy and so carefree
Like being on a roof of an atelier
Such a wow and look at her footgear
Like being hit by a bolt of lightning
Spring in her steps, swing is her thing
Like bees visiting flowers for pollen
She’s so stunning, she’s having fun
She doesn’t need to vociferate
She’s so gorgeous, what a date
In The Beginning Man Tried Ascending To Heaven via The Tower Of Babel. Now He Tries To Elevate His Existence Using Hallucinogenic Drugs. And, Since The 20th Century, He Continually Voyages Into Outer Space Using Spacecrafts. Prayer Thru Christ Is The Only Way To Reach Heaven.
Don't decide to get hurt, just go along with all of this knowing there's nothing I can do but keep going. I am pushed and pulled by forces and I know that where I am is a place I will look back on, with nostalgia, with a very intense memory.