Surveillance of the Waiting Eyes pt. 1

It was the 16th sunset of February when May and I celebrated our fifteenth full moon as a couple. We had our little tête-à-tête. Little, in the sense that I did not spend too much (since in our culture, guys do the “honor” of paying the bills on a date) unlike the past dates we had, we just had a cup at Café Hasmin, few steps from our working place, then enjoyed watching the gleaming lights at the boulevard where we walked together.

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Sweet and controlled, in my eyes, she was as beautiful as a soft white flower. Her scent was lingering in the air and it captivated me. Although sometimes she could be a little feisty, but it didn’t matter. For me, she’s as natural as the breeze. She had worn the necklace I had given her and that night, she shone the most.

It was habituation, I guess, and that I became ignorant of the sounds from the vehicles and other noises around us. It was only this unchanging sweet serenity and I could only hope for it to stay. But…

“Louie, what if I be married to some one else?” she asked me with a definite expression that made me dumbfoundedly defiant to believe.

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