“Valentine’s day!” incredulous manager responded to Madhav’s half a day leave application, “not even our festival.”
Madhav wanted this day to be perfect. Instead, he got out late from office courtesy a difficult client. ATM was running dry. With the cash in hand, he could buy the muffin. He made sure to cover it with cream and put a candle on top.
“Happy Valentine’s day, Madhavi!”
“A muffin!” a disappointed Madhavi, fuming for spending the evening sitting at home, expecting a cake and some gift, asked “this is your idea of celebrating our first year together on Valentine’s day?”
Word count : 99
February 14, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about valentines. It can be Valentine’s Day, the exchange, love, for another, romance or frienship. Have a heart and go where the prompt leads.