We were out on a walk in the evening. Roses growing wild on the trail had me smiling happily as I took in the color and the fragrance. With shining eyes I looked at D and asked him:
These roses look so beautiful don’t they?
D did a double take. Looked closely and said:
These are not roses. Stop kidding me.
I am not kidding. These are roses.
Since when did rose bushes grow so tall and roses look like this?
I stopped at the next bush, with great care held one rose, pulled the branch towards me and took in a deep breath. Asked D to do the same after I was done. He looked up with a smile and said:
Can’t argue with that one. But you know what, next time for our anniversary or your birthday I will pick up roses from here rather than going to the store.
Oh why a few roses, you can get the entire rose bush for me now.
Sigh! so much for love and all that goes with it. 😐
PS: He has given me any kind of flowers only once in all the years we have known each other. So no I don’t even expect free flowers from him.