1. Short lived happiness
His face illumined happily at son’s voice.
“Enough of your being alone. Come let’s go.”
“Has your wife agreed?”
“We were concerned and came to this decision jointly” said the son
His heart swelled in pride at the thought of grandchildren.
The son’s face became grim as the car stopped at old age home.
The child was crying in bed
“Mummy, don’t go” she wailed
She gave Tylenol as she felt her shivering and warm.
“Don’t worry. Will be back from party soon. Nanny is here” she said as she left hurriedly.
“Nanny, Where are you? Am feeling like throwing up. Please come
Nanny was snoring in her bed
3. Stolen kiss
She was beautiful and smiling at him from the corner in the theatre. No one was around. Unable to resist, he approached her with adrenalin running high. Her parted lips were still inviting. He planted a stealthy kiss but the wretched bell rang. He reluctantly went into hall looking again at the tempting wall poster
4. Blood thirsty
He wrote to her in his blood “I love you”
“Wow, write more and longer” she replied
He wrote more and asked “Are you happy?”
“Yes. I like the smell of your blood. Keep them coming” she replied
“I am willing to die for your love” he wrote
“This is what I want” she replied
5. Bertha after me
“I am scared of Bertha. She is after us” he told his sweetheart.
She said “Me too.”
“She will catch us wherever we are. I pray she stops pursuing us” he said.
“Let us hide in the basement for the night and move elsewhere tomorrow.
Next morning TV blared typhoon Bertha changed course