By NeelAnil Panicker
“You don’t look like you could cook.”
This was their second date and Raj had invited Anjali to his pad.
He smiled at her from across the kitchen table, the same impish curve she had noticed the first time they had ‘bumped’ at the coffee shop.
She noticed it__first, the hands, the hands, the way it disappeared under the drawer and it’s reappearance, in a jiffy
It was then that she saw it__the compact cake__a heart shaped balloon and inscribed on it, in red, “Happy Birthday, Esther.’
How could he…her mouth formed but no sound came forth. She was speechless!.
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