Are you also one of those who likes to watch video content? Watch new videos each week here!
We are recognizing women role models at WICA. If you are a woman working in corporate or know of any, here’s chance to NOMINATE! (Last Date – 15th July 2019)
The conversation carried on for a couple of hours. We remembered old times. “We were so young and foolish,” he said.
“Hey,” I said.
“Hello, there! How have you been?” He replied with a slight lop-sided smile.
I replied, “I’m good. What about you?” My heart was thumping with joy. “It’s been so many years,” I thought to myself.
“Yeah, life is good. Do you know? I’m a platinum member at this most popular 5-star hotel,” he added with pride.
“Oh! Really? Umm, cool,” I replied
“What would you like to order? This is one of the best hotels, so you’ll get nothing but the best,” he added.
An hour later, I was sipping a bitter-tasting coffee. Did I forget to mention the number of packets of sugar I added? Ah! Never mind. My heart longed for good ol’ South Indian coffee. Simple, and addictive!
“It’s been so many years. You haven’t changed at all,” he said. I grimaced. Possibly the scars within have been closely wrapped with years of practiced mind control. “Happy thoughts,” so they say?
“Well, you also appear the same. Almost….” I mumbled embarrassed, hoping I won’t blush as usual in a fake attempt to return the compliment.
“I think that hurt me somewhere,” I thought to myself.
Yet, I replied, “Oh, yeah, right.”
More time passed and a chocolate tiramisu was devoured with no excitement. We bid adieu as the rains started slowly. I headed back home mulling over my thoughts.
“Everything has changed,” I thought. But, as for me, this was indeed a conversation with a stranger. A stranger I knew from my past…
I headed to my favourite local café. The bitterness of the coffee still lingered on… “I need to do something about it,” I said to myself as I deleted his number.
Image source: shutterstock
Women's Web is an open platform that publishes a diversity of views. Individual posts do not necessarily represent the platform's views and opinions at all times. If you have a complementary or differing point of view, you can request to be a Women's Web contributor too!
A wordsmith passionate about all the creative things in life!
Artist | Beach Lover | Style Hoarder |
American Filter Coffee [#ShortStory]
The Virgin Prostitute [#ShortStory]
Dawn (Short Story)
The Best Kind Of Surprise Birthday Gift That A Husband Can Give!
Get our weekly mailer and never miss out on the best reads by and about women!