How I met her!
“Sam,sorry…” someone had said to me in the morning. Some friends of my love were sobbing when I had passed their class. Then there were ‘I’m sorry‘ glances from most of the students who knew my love. That moment was something I could never forget for something strange was going on with my love’s life. Yet I as the nearest friend to her knew nothing. I heaved a slow breathe then took in more, listened carefully to what the director had to say.
5:05 AM – WOKE up as usual. Filled the diary and got ready for school. It was another day that was to be seen as a festive day!
The birds were just about to fly when we ( the students ) had gathered for the Music festival at the school hall. Behind the music was the tall good looking boy with a Beats headphone dangling on his neck. The mood was going good while the seniors arranged the stage with flowers, ribbons, banners and memories shared.
The air finally was full of love, too many standing hand-in-hand, kissing, hugging, laughing, sharing. Balloons were hung on the metal bars up on the ceiling, too many, too beautiful.
The feeling was finally diminished with a tap on my shoulder from behind. Then a voice said, ” Hey you know where Tsewang is? ”
The voice was so tender, I felt like storing it for my own. I took a step farther so when I turned back I would see the voice owner in full.
And there my heart stopped as I was finally facing the voice owner. Everything that was alive didn’t budge a bit, for it was my moment, my precious time. I gazed like a innocent child over a delicious chocolate. I saw the pyramid, the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China in front of me. I saw the sun dance, the moon giving me it’s shadow, I saw the…
She was waving her hands in front of my eyes,” Hello!! Will you tell me or not? ”
I needed more time. More of her.
“Um. Sorry. What were you saying?” I took my chance. I didn’t know what else to say then. It was the only way of listening to her more. Gazing at the perfect human being ever.
“Never mind.”, she said as she walked away to a group of girls whom I knew more or less. And there I was still dreaming.
Ever since that moment my eye got fixed on her and my heart skipped a bit every time she laughed, smiled.
Sam, someone called. I found the perfect idea then. The man of all knowledge about girls was standing there, calling for my name. And I thought it was a gift from the love God. Thank god!
“Yo Sam, come here. The photo shoot is about a few seconds away.” Capturing what was going on, the stage was now set, the sun was about to come out, the gathering was growing larger and larger with new young faces glamorous as ever and I saw her again smiling. Gorgeous!
“Tsering, can I ask you something?”
“No chance. By the way you won’t have a chance!”,said Tsering before I could tell him anything.
“Whom are you talking about?”
Showing off his cowboy hat, and that he had the best grey suit among us, he said,”Her name is Palmo Dolma.”
“Who?”, I asked.
“The girl you are referring to. I saw that you were gazing at her as if she had cursed you.”
“But you don’t know whom I’m referring to!” I was angry and confused. I didn’t knew whom he was referring to.
“Okay champ. You see that girl smiling all over with those other girls? The one who is wearing the jeans!” Shut so he was looking at me all the time I dreamed about the only first girl I had a crush and a feeling of owning her. He was..
“Okay. So you know. Well give me some info about her.” I was reluctant at first. I thought I would just ask who she was but Tsering knew it now that I had a crush. Now it would only be the chance to get into action for It would be too late until the rumour starts to flow by and I will be a victim of eve-teasing. More then that I would be more broken.
“No I can’t do that. It’s do and dare now. Approach her by yourself. You have the first lead. Palmo Dolma.”, he said as he pushed me to move ahead. And then the trick started. All the boys and girls were informed about my my crush to be proposed. It was not what I had expected. I felt insecure of myself. My belief.
Every challenge that I took was accomplished yet this love game was not. It was my first. Now a drug was firmed to make me mad day by day. I knew the consequences. And still then I was there walking towards this stranger I had fallen in love with, whom now I had to challenge that I was stronger. Silently with my heart skipping a beat, I moved towards her.