Thursday, September 2, 2010

It's you that I fall for....

-there's a gleam in your eyes when you are cooking. you seem to be equally comfortable with a ladle in your hand in front of the stove... as you are with a mouse in your hand in front of a computer. Computer whizz or Indian chef....? I cannot decide.

-your eyes keep darting to my plate as soon as you finish your food. your fingers are waiting for my "want some..?". are you a food stealer or my personal weight watcher? I cannot decide.

-a smile breaks across your face at the mention of cricket. you sometimes bowl an invisible ball in our living room. I can imagine you as a red-mud covered 10 year old boy, fielding like a pro. A child that never grew out of the game or a religious cricket fanatic? I cannot decide.

-with a worried look after finding a single strand of white hair, you stand and stare at the mirror, troubled. Should I tell you to laugh it off or tell you about the other 10 white strands at the back that you can't see? I cannot decide.

-the destitute look on your face when you have to iron a shirt. you can wash the car, do the dishes and clean our house, all in a blink of an eye, yet cry to iron a shirt?? is it a new undocumented phobia or some kind of selective laziness? I cannot decide.

-an amaaaaa.....zing voice. And amazing speed at which you create your own lyrics (as you sing along) when you forget the words of a song. An undiscovered lyricist or an amnesic singer? I cannot decide.

-the loud laughter I hear when you are watching a silly comedy. Yet you did not see the "funny" in our accident, when our newly serviced Civic was "accidentally" parked upside down on the hill. That was a funny "crash"! Narrow sense of humour or natural defence mechanism? I cannot decide.... lol

-stubborn, splenetic, stoic silence when in hunger.... loud, cuckoo, maniacal when with cousins... comical, philosophical and multilingual when sloshed. Multiple personality or manipulative? I cannot decide.

so many things yet to discover.
tiny details of another september that I'd remember forever.

a man of principles, complex contradictions, a shy smile and great hair. :-)
you made it so easy for me to fall in love with you....
my floor has been slippery from the day I met you....
..... you make me fall... again... and again.... and again.....

happy anniversary, D.


  1. are u serious abt the white hair??? lol

    By-d-way.. i too hv fallen for you again ;)

  2. wow ! straight from the heart ! some guys are just plain lucky ! amazingly written , n intensely romantic.....! happy anniversary to both of u ! tc !

  3. wow....tht was so romantic...grt choice of words....happy anniversary to both u too...!!!

  4. its wonderful the way you write it :)
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    May you 2 be blessed with many more wonderful years of togetherness

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  6. In the deepest of my hearts I want to believe that my girl can write better but this was nothing but beautiful. Congratulations on your anniversary


  7. wishing you a very happy anniversary !!

    Lovely post !

  8. loved it..... you wrote it from your heart :)

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  10. Amazing post!! i really luvd ur style of writing...

  11. I can never find the right words to explain..
    how I feel about you.
    So many thoughts rushing through my mind..
    whenever I think about you.
    I only could have dreamt all of this would happen..
    and I'm so glad it was with you.

    Okay! Sorry for trying to rhyme here, but your post was beautiful enough to force me to do that! :)

    PS - I like your name, 7-ate-9 ! :p

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