It was getting late,and the air was becoming more intoxicated by the hour.The drinks were pouring in from all angles, and the barmaid was rushed off her feet by the constant yelling of mobs demanding more booze .Mind you i wasn't on my best behaviour either,undertaking six shots of tequila and puking like my life depended on it.
Truth be told i didn't want this night to end,and as i looked around the room watching the knee jerk reaction to harmonious sounds being played through the speakers i was in awe . I'd never seen so many happy faces together, regardless of their skin colour or their class in society . I guess that's what alcohol does to you, but nevertheless i wanted to be a part of it.
Wondering whether i should hit the dance floor sweat pours down my forehead, and the distinctive tone of my heartbeat seems to go a bit faster . So reluctantly i take a step back into the shade away from the crowds and look for a quiet place in search for another drink.
Getting back to the bar was proving to be a difficult task and there seemed to be more and more people coming in.Cautious of not making a fool of myself, i walk through the crowds with a bit of flair while the smiling faces stare at me .The spotlight was on me and i wasn't quite sure why.Maybe they caught news of my promotion, or maybe they could smell the new cologne i was wearing. This doesn't happen so often so i knew i had to embrace this with open arms.
Finally the drinks had arrived and there's a hint of excitement spreading across my face. Still trying to play it cool, i walk over when suddenly there's an irritating queasiness in my stomach bubbling inside . Usually i would ignore this, but the thought of drinking made my stomach erupt and i knew from this point onwards i had to go home.
The taxi arrives, and at this point sleeping in the back with rubbish cans seems like paradise. I wanted to get home but at this rate we couldn't even reach the traffic lights.Soaking in the night while gazing at the window there's a flurry of flashing lights going past me and there she was...
I didn't even know her name, but something drew me towards her and i couldn't let her go.She smiled back while waiting for the bus and my heart suddenly found a new lease of life.I wondered what it would be like if we ever got married; Peru would have been a great destination for our honeymoon.I know i was getting carried away but i couldn't help it , her soft brown hair gently pushed through the air and her golden skin was as pure as the sun.
I never thought it was possible to fall in love so quickly , its like she understood me and yet we never spoke. Suddenly the car starts to move and the drool running down my mouth interrupts me from staring at her like a sad puppy . She must have thought i was a right old weirdo but still, we exchanged eye contact and spoke a language unknown to mankind.
Before i knew it the bus came and she was gone. There was no trace of her coming back, and the flashing lights had stopped . Some how this night didnt seem so great after all,and the uncomfortable feeling deep inside seemed to grow ever more . I knew i would never see her again, so i took a deep breathe and watch the bus go by and wonder if true love was ever meant for me....
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