Of Crowds and Fridays

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Weekdays are hectic. The days go by in a blur of sweaty commute, hurried lunches, deadlines, office gossip, punctuated by his text messages reminding you that in another part of the city, he’s also caught in a routine and can’t wait for the weekend. Friday is a reward for the sacrifices of the week. But you’d have to contend with traffic jam and people flooding the malls due to weekend payday sale. And early summer heat reminds you that your feet are numb and you badly need a massage.

Then you see him waiting for you in the midst of a sea of faces, and you swear you can almost hear that The Cure song playing in the background. And the way he lights up when he sees you in the crowd is precious. You love this man and as he hugs you, you’re reminded of the promise Friday brings: that it’s gonna ignite the fire of a lover to burn through the darkness of your daily routine and the passion to satisfy the hunger to touch another soul.

The weariness of the whole week fades. The world is right again because it’s Friday, you’re in love.

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8 thoughts on “Of Crowds and Fridays

    • Aww, sweet. It’s good to hear it made you smile, makes it worth it to go through the pain of writing something light when deep down, you’re really crying. Drama queen lang. :))

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  1. I remember my college days.. Fridays meant booze.. gaming… ghost stories on the roof… prank calls…. and lastly.. having late night chats with the person whom I thought loved me…. Her voice still rings in my head… 😀

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