Not all promises are meant to be broken

It was 5.30 pm. The doctor's anesthesia was just beginning to work and I was starting to lose control over my thoughts. The past came back to me. I remembered telling him that when I would be in the hospital, I would want no flowers or no Get-well-soon cards. I would want books, loads of them, so that I wouldnt get bored. If he could slip my laptop in with a net connection, that would be the most wonderful thing.


I remembered him telling me first to shut up and then promising me that he would be there with me throughout. He would be there if and when I was in the hospital. He promised he would read the newspaper out to me and would bring me home cooked food because hospital food can suck.

As I closed my eyes, I thought to myself promises are meant to be broken. 

It was 4pm, when I opened my eyes. My room was filled with white lilies , my favourite. The trance was over. The hurt was over too. I looked to see an empty room. I sighed. I saw the door of the room open. I saw my present come in with the doctor. I saw the concerned look on his face. He looked tired. I saw his face light up when he saw me. I could sense that he wanted to hug me. But then, he let the doctor examine me. I saw that his face never felt mine. 

When the doctor was done telling me what a scare I had given all, I looked around and saw that he wasnt around. I tried to sit up but couldn't. I felt dread. I looked at the slight noise that came from the door. I saw him struggling with a large heap of books. I couldn't help but laugh.

He kept the myriad of books down and I couldn't help but laugh when I saw that sheepish grin on his face. 

I felt awake and thought to myself ... 

Not all promises are meant to be broken!!!

10 comments:

  mysterious gal

2 June 2009 at 02:26

awww that was just too cute ...seriously some promise are kept but when u least expect them to be fulfilled and they r fulfilled that grin on face is the best :D
Loved the story :)
Muaahz

  ~_ Prasad _~

2 June 2009 at 02:43

amazin...
:-)

  Satans Darling™

2 June 2009 at 08:53

How sweet, not all promises are meant to be broken indeed!

  Arv

2 June 2009 at 09:02

I hope you are smiling now :)

take care da... cheers...

  Chriz

2 June 2009 at 11:10

and i have never kept my promises ever..

eye opener..

cheers ups

  Pavitra ....

2 June 2009 at 12:45

Hey...Loved it..!!
Yup....You're right....
Some promises are meant to be kept forever....
:)

  Pretty Me!!

2 June 2009 at 15:48

lovely lovely story !! and a wonderful new look !!

  Leo

2 June 2009 at 16:20

wowwwwwwwwww!!! :)

  Comfortably Numb

7 June 2009 at 00:59

Not all. Not all. Trust me there is absolutely no end to pessimistic stupidity ;)

Suddenly I'm getting to read all good things. And I feel how much have I missed in the time I was away :P

I will get back :) Infact I am in that process.

Cheers!!

PS: Laptop + Internet = Nirvana :|

  Anonymous

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