November 3, 2011

A Beautiful Lie !

Posted by Smita at 8:07 PM
"And then I thought of letting it go. It doesn't matters much in my life now", she continued.
"Hmm,..",he nodded.
After silence of a minute or two, he parked the car under tree shade along the roadside. It was 3:18 pm and everything was quiet lousy and sunny there on the road.In sometime she would be leaving for her home.

"Errr.....",he looked at her, then at the gear stick.
With a bit lost expressions, he projected as if thinking of something very deep.
This sudden stoppage was confusing for her. She had just ended up with some complaints  regarding some senior back at college when he decided to pull up the car by the roadside.

"Emm........I...... want.... to do something",he finally spoke.
Now these were quiet alarming words for her !
Do something! In the middle of the road!
At this point of hour! Really? What?  
What could he be up-to?  Is he insane or what!
What could that something be! What? 
And what should be her reaction to that?
Numerous thoughts crowded her mind at once.
Unable to speak, she just smiled, out of confusion, fear and a variety of mixed feelings.
She just didn't know what to say!
"Emm....what? it that you want to do?", she said, trying to read his face.
"Emm.....It's just something....Emm...That I want to do. Emmm...I hope you won't get angry or slap me or something!", he was stumbling at every word. Eyes traveling between the gear stick and the stereo system. He looked Cute !

Now the whole thing was getting more mysterious.
"What is it!", she wanted to yell, but words just wont come out!
"Emmm...I hope you will like it. You just wait here in the car. I will come in a few minutes.", he finally looked up and said.
"You want to go! Leaving me behind in the middle of the road, alone in the car! No ways", she said to him in her mind.

"Hmm..Okay, but where are you going? What is it? You can tell me na.",the hesitation to let him go could clearly be seen out in her voice.
"Just five minutes work it is, you just don't get angry or slap for what I am going to do", he said.
"Why would I do that? Now you are making me more angry by saying all this again and again.", she replied.
"Okay, slap me then", and he presented his cheek to her!
"Arre, I am not going to slap you",she laughed," Go and come fast".
He immediately got out of the car.

Earlier that day, they had gone to see RA.One. Neither a hit nor a flop but watching Shah Rukh Khan on that big screen was in itself a big treat for the two of them, both being SRK's fans! He just looked too cute every-time when his robot version would smile that crooked smile to Kareena, do silly action sequences, dance to the beats of Akon's Chamak Challo song, walk in attitude in that song or quoet quotes in his totally enticing voice!, at-least for her. Shah Rukh is simply the best! It was his birthday today! After the movie they also had a delicious lunch at Sagar Ratna, one of the best vegetarian food chain of restaurants.

Day has been so good for her so far, and everything that they had planned for the day had been executed successfully, hence she was unable to understand what could be left now for him to go like this.

With increasing heartbeats per second, she watched as he left. But surprisingly, she saw him struggling inside the back of the car for something, in the side mirror.
What could he be possibly doing in that? She could hear some plastic bags moving, but he had already presented her a biggg Birthday greeting card and had also given her a gift, so now what was left!

"Should I get out and see what he's up-to? Or let him return and do whatever he had planned", she thought and turned to look back while being seated in the front of the car.
But she remained seated. Nervous, tensed, happy, curious, to know what it could be!

He came, after some 5 minutes, holding a big square box in his hand. Coming on-to her side of the car,he opened the door,"Happy Birthday", he said smiling and handed over the box to her.
A Birthday cake, it was !
Chocolate cake,her favorite.

"Where do you wanna cut, inside or outside the car?",he smiled and asked.
She was in a state of shock.Hence came no answer. This was the least she had expected today! He got inside the car, opened the box and took out a lighter he had brought only for lighting a candle on the cake. It was all like a dream going on for her. She just sat there, watching things happening, supervising the opening of the box, placing the candle on the cake and administrating the careful lighting of the candle by him. Poor girl was too shocked to enjoy the awesomeness of that beautiful moment! 

"I don't smoke okay, I just had this lighter from one of my friend",he joked lighting the candle. 

Handing her the knife, he then said,"Come-on, now put off the candlelight's and cut the cake".
"But this is so not done", stupid she, other than cutting the beautiful surprise she was still in the shock of the appearance of the cake like this.
"Oh come-on, cut the cake", he said.
"Happy Birthday to You...Happy Birthday to You....Happy Birthday to Dear....", and he sang the whole song for her while she cut down a piece of cake for him.
A piece for him and then a piece for her was cut from the cake.

"But when did you bring the cake? You were with me only",she asked having the cake.
"Err.., remember, today morning when I left you at that point outside that society, asking you to wait there as I had to go one of my uncle's home to collect something...err..I actually had gone to buy this cake and not to collect something from someone", he answered, smilingly.

She was about to leave for home after few minutes,before coming to this roadside point, and during the whole drive from the restaurant to this point all that was going inside her was, "Why do I have such time constraints on me", and now after all this, she simply didn't want to leave. But then she had to leave and he dropped her at the bus stand. She left in all that confusing, shocked and sad state that the thing she had got for him, she placed it on the dashboard rather than giving it to him herself. Neither did she look at him once. She got onto the bus to her home and during the whole journey, all she was thinking of, was about that beautiful lie!


Paanipuri Lover on November 3, 2011 at 8:46 PM said...

Happy birthday, darling! You're a really lucky girl! Hope you get all the happiness in the world! :D

Love you! happy birthday! :)

Paanipuri Lover on November 3, 2011 at 8:47 PM said...

Also, that cakes looks super yummy! I hope you had an awesome-blossom time! :)

COOL CAT on November 3, 2011 at 9:03 PM said...

I liked d cake!!Realy anxious 2 knw evrythng one on one!!much luv to u babe

Freelancer on November 3, 2011 at 9:13 PM said...

love the cake!!! but the more important question is my-dear-smita....who is HE?????

Pop Champagne on November 3, 2011 at 9:28 PM said...

happy birthday and loved reading your story!

meoww on November 3, 2011 at 9:49 PM said...

can i give you a beeeeeeeeeeeg hug..??!!!!!!

supperrrr duuuper..!!!!
god bless both of you..!!!


Keirthana on November 3, 2011 at 9:49 PM said...

Happy birthday! I wish you all the happiness in the world :)

TheGirlAtFirstAvenue on November 3, 2011 at 10:14 PM said...

Happy birthday!!! Glad that you had an awesome day! :)

Sunitha on November 3, 2011 at 10:15 PM said...

Happy Birthday. The cake looks awesome.

Soumya on November 4, 2011 at 12:22 AM said...

Happy Birthday Smitha!! That cake looked lovely and its nice that you had such an awesome day :)

HijiBijBij on November 4, 2011 at 9:48 AM said...

cutesy!! happy to see you two happy!

maithili on November 4, 2011 at 10:45 AM said...

The cake looks yummmmy!! Wow you indeed had a great day and my question too is 'WHO'! I think its the second guy of your confession :P :P

The life-a-holic on November 4, 2011 at 7:25 PM said...

Such a lovely surprise!! Those small small things really make your day huh??!! And the cake looks really really yummy!!!

Smita on November 4, 2011 at 8:20 PM said...

paanipuri lover : thanks a tonn darling <3 I really was a lucky girl on my this birthday. Cake was yummy, I had a wonderful bday :)
Much love and hugs :)

cool cat : I too liked my cake :D btw, do I know you ?

Freelancer : :P :P he is somebody very very very special :P :D

Pop champagne : thanks :)

meoww : >D< A big hugg to you too :) Thanks for the blessings :) :) :) :) :)

keirthana : thanks a lot for the wishes :) :) :)

thegirlatfirstavenue : thanks a lot :) :) :) thanks

Sunitha : thanks. The cake was indeed awesomeeeee :D :D

soumya : thank soumya. the cake was yummy :P :) :) thanks

Hijbijbij : :D thanks a lottt :) :) :) :)

Maithili : the cake was yummy ;) Yes i had a superb birthday :) and yes, you guessed it all correct :P :P This was the reason why this time my bday was so awesomeee :)
:) :P :P :) :)

the life-a-holic : Loveliest surprise of my life this was:) :) Yes, all those little lovely things made my day so so so so special :) :)

Pria on November 4, 2011 at 9:07 PM said...

Happy Birthday!! Thats a sweet one! :)

Smita on November 4, 2011 at 9:20 PM said...

pria : thanks :) :) :)

PeeVee™ on November 4, 2011 at 9:29 PM said...

I wonder why she was sad, it was the most beautiful gesture!!

Trust you Smita to blur the lines between fiction and reality;)

And that cake looks soo drool-worthy!!

Smita on November 4, 2011 at 9:35 PM said...

peevee : She didn't want to leave that beautiful person that moment :) but she had to leave and this made her sad :)
Cake was superb :P

Red Handed on November 5, 2011 at 12:02 PM said...

Awww. and why would he think that you would slap him. Wasnt wat he did th cutest thing ever?!!
Cake looks yummy and u r so lucky. touchwood!

Mystical Skeptical Me on November 5, 2011 at 5:12 PM said...

How Cute!! :D :D So *this* made your bday special, huh? ;) :D

Viya ;) on November 5, 2011 at 11:47 PM said...

The cake looks sooooooooo yummmmiilllciiioouuss!!! :D :D

Krishnapriya on November 6, 2011 at 12:06 AM said...

Oh.. what a lovely way to celebrate your birthday! My heart felt wishes! :)

Smita on November 6, 2011 at 10:39 AM said...

red handed : he thought I might get angry for celebrating my birthday, which I didn't want. :) That was indeed the cutest thing, ever did for me :)
Cake was yummy :)

MSM : yeah, this made my birthday special :) the most special :) and now it's more special as I know I won't be getting any such more special ones :)

Krishnapriya : Thanks a tonn for the wishes :) thanks a lot :) :)

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