Today’s words: injury – most – romantic
For weeks the happy couple anticipated this romantic
evening, a candle-lit dinner at one of the local expensive
Tonight was the night they’d celebrate their first wedding
Young, their faces glowing, enjoying a sparkling champagne
toast painted a most beautiful picture of a loving couple.
Unknown ahead . . .
Within minutes all would soon fade replaced by visions
of foreign gray matter, the beginning of the dinner spoiler.
When appetizers were served the young man was
shocked to see several somewhat strange-looking particles
floating atop his steaming hot bowl of chicken soup.
The couple stared at the foreign ingredient. Those minute
pieces didn’t melt nor sink.
Perhaps he should have taken his wife’s suggestion and ordered
the restaurant’s fresh house garden salad.
Although no injury from what now appeared be referenced
contaminated appetizer the man suddenly experienced
loss of appetite and stated ‘no thanks’ when the waitress
brought the already ordered main course.
Poor smiling waitress met with a short-tempered patron.
‘Oh dear’ were her words as she ran off to the kitchen.
Once notified of the situation, the restaurant owner
acted in a most reputable business manner offering up
an apology plus free meals for the couple’s celebration.
The man suffering from a bout of queasiness decided
to cut the evening short.
What a sour note experience!
How unfortunate carelessness of another is the culprit
to spoil such a beautiful occasion.