It's five o'clock in the
afternoon. Selena watched the birds fly across the vibrant
looking sky as the clouds kiss the gentle rays of the setting sun.
Farmers are waving each other goodbye after a day's work on the
rice field, leaving
the sweet scent of fresh rice plants gently swaying with the
gentle breeze. The gushing of the free-flowing water from the nearby stream
seems to keep the beat and propel the tune of the lively
sighed while looking at her watch. It's been 2 hours since David
text-ed her that he will come.
Thirty minutes passed. Still,
no sign of David. Selena gathered her bag and umbrella and went
bamboo terrace that she and
David were supposed to meet. Going home already Ma'am?'"The old
taker of David's cottage asked.
He was smiling and his expression shows that he understands why
boss' fiancee is on her feet
already. He doesn't like the way David treats Selena. He saw
she helped him stand on his own
and he even envied his boss for having such a generous and
"I hope you'll get to know my
son I mean, oh, well..." he told Selena a while ago while she
drum her fingers with eyes looking afar. " Ah, don't worry about
it Gorio. You mentioned your son to me several times already. But
you know what, your son can meet his perfect match.I have
invested well on this man. I am not letting go of that
investment." Selena answered with eyes still waiting for any sign
of David. "Is that what he is Ma'm, an investment' Gorio asked
again. Selena smiled and patted him on his shoulder. "Gorio, it's
getting dark, drive me to the main road. I can't wait anymore. I
still have many
work to do."They rose and walked to the motorcycle near the gate
Gorio could sense Selena's annoyance on David and maybe on him
too because of what he said earlier. He knows that it's
He knows exactly how this girl lifted David up and helped him
become who he is right now.
To be continued...
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