Chapter Fifteen

pagkahatid sakin ni Manong driver umalis na agad sya. di ako sinundo ni Lance. nakakainis. Anniversary na namin.

nagsusulat lang ako ng notes saka nagrereview para sa long quiz namin sa isang subject.

"Hi girl!" Anton kissed my cheeks. i tried to smile and continued writing.

"Wala ka sa mood?" he asked.

"Nah. inaantok lang ako." pagdadahilan ko sa kanya.

umupo nalang sya saka pinaglaruan yung iphone nya.

"hi girls." sammy and tiff went to us and kissed our cheeks. i smiled at them and continued writing. sila naman nagchikahan tungkol sa mga boys sa bar. kinuha ko yung ipod ko saka nagsoundtrip habang gumagawa ng notes. anything para makalimutan kong anniversary namin. binati ko na sya kanina eh. wala pa ring reply hanggang ngayon.

kinalabit ako ni Anton. may prof na kasi sa harap. naglesson kami. si Alexis late na saka si Andrea.

"tamlay mo ngayon Ven." Andrea said and put her arms around me. lunch na namin. i tried to smile and focus my attention to the food.

"Oo nga girl. why? masama ba pakiramdam mo?" Alexis said worriedly.

i smiled at them. "Puyat lang ako."

tumango nalang yung dalawa. Si tiffany wala nanaman. malamang kasama nanaman yung jowaflings nya. si Sammy naman kausap si Anton.

pagkakaen tumambay muna kami sa rooftop. naglalaro silang apat ng scrabble ako naman nasa railings lang at nakatingin sa mga tao sa baba.

di na talaga naalala ni Lance yung anniversary namin. panu nagtxt kanina na di daw sya papasok kasi may laban daw sila ng Race kagabe. puyat sya.

"Okay ka lang ba talaga?" tiff said and put her arms around my shoulder. anjan na pala sya.

"yeah." i smiled at her.

"sure?" she confirmed. i nodded.

nakisali na sya sa laro nila Andrea dun.

may kumalat na na text na walang prof kaya di na kami bumaba. nakaupo lang ako habang sila naglalaro. ayoko lang makigulo muna.

napatingin ako sa gilid nung may makita akong mga batang paakyat from the gradeschool department. may hawak silang lollipop. napangiti ako bigla. ang cute kasi nila. lumapit sila saken.

"Ate can you watch our play in the theater right now?" A little girl asked. she has dimples. and cute.

tutal wala naman akong ginagawa. i smiled and nodded. hinila nila ko pababa. hala.

nagsisunod din sila Andrea. tumatakbo yung mga bata. kaya tumatakbo na rin ako. hala talaga.

pagpasok namin sa loob ng theater. literal na napanganga ako. kasi hindi nila ko dinala sa chairs. sa mismong stage nila ko dinala. nakoo naman. ang daming tao.

and ang cute ng decoration. para syang city na may mga ilaw yung building. nasa gitna pa ko ng stage. hala ka talaga. biglang namatay yung ilaw at may nagsalita sa background.

"I met her in a unexpected place. her dad is asking me to keep her company kasi magcluclub sila. she bumped me actually. kasi nahihilo sya sa ininom nya. " the voice chuckled. "that day i met the most beautiful creation God has created. and i was like. Go Boy! chase after her. court her. grab all the chance you can get." the people laughed "and i did it. that fateful night actually. it felt so natural to kiss her hair and her forehead like i've been doing it since i was born. every effort. every surprises. it is all worth it. she never failed to make me smile. and i can spend all my money just to see that beautiful smile on her face everytime i'm doing or giving something special for her. she appreciates little things. and she never failed to make me happy. last night i told her i'm in a race. but no. i was up all night preparing for this big day." teary eyed na ko. si Lance to eh. i'm sure. tumikhim si Lance.

biglang umilaw yung buong stage. ang ganda! grabe.

"today. its our anniversary. she might think i forgot . but really. i dont. how can i forget one of the best day of my life? and i maybe young but i'm really sure its her. sya na yun. and i know i wont regret this for the rest of my life. and i want you to witness it." lumabas si Lance sa isang building.

"Today Guys. i'm gonna ask this beautiful creation something that would change our lives forever." he smiled and walk towards me. "earlier this morning i went to your house and ask for your hand in marriage. they agreed. now i'm gonna ask you. will you make me your slave forever Love? will you do the honor of carrying my surname? will you marry me?" Lance said. umiyak na ko. grabe naman. ang effort. i nodded and hugged him.

he puts the ring on my finger. nagpalakpakan lahat ng tao. pati sila andrea na nasa audience na.

naiyak nalang ako. Lance keeps on kissing my forehead.

"Grabe ka Love." naiiyak pa rin ako. tumatawa lang sya.

"i love you Venice." he smiled and kissed my lips. lalo silang nagtilian.

"I love you more Lance."

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its been two months since our marriage. graduate na si Lance at ako? 4th year na. 2nd sem na. at graduating na ko.

"Bye Love." Lance kissed my lips before leaving. hinatid nya ko sa school. susunduin nya rin ako mamaya. ganyan naman sya eh.

"Kita ko yun!" Alexis teased. i smiled at her. sabay kaming naglakad papunta sa room. andun na sila Andrea. nakangiti lang ako sa kanila saka umupo sa tabi ni Anton.

"blooming ang Lola natin oh!" Anton teased. i pouted. ayan nanaman sila.

"hindi kaya!" namumula nanaman ako. ramdam ko yan.

"Ayiie. kamusta ang Married life?" they asked

"okay lang. i'm happy." i smiled at them. definitely happy. Lance never failed to surprise me. araw araw nalang. sobra.

may dumating na prof kaya tumigil muna yung daldalan namin. nung lunch break tuloy nanaman kami sa daldalan. naguusap kami tungkol sa graduation vacation plans namin nung magring yung iphone ko. napangiti ako nung makita ko yung name ng caller.

Love Calling..

tinignan din ni Sammy yung screen ng phone ko. napangiti tuloy sya. amp. mang aasar nanaman yan.

"Si papa Lance!" napalakas yung pagkakasabi nya kaya nagtinginan tuloy yung mga tao samin. "sorry." she smiled at them and bowed. haha

"wait lang. i'll pick this up." tumayo na ko saka nagexcuse.

"Hello?" i answered.

"Hi love," Lance greeted happily. aw! napangiti tuloy ako.

"hello Love." i answered back.

"nag lunch ka na?" he asked.

"yeah. i'm with the girls. we just finished eating. ikaw? kumain ka na?" i asked.

"yeah. i just finished too." he answered

"ahh. sige na Love. you must be busy. i'll see you later okay? i love you!" i said.

"alright. take care Love. i love you!" he chuckled.

"Bye." i hanged up.

napangiti nalang ako. saka bumalik sa loob.

"Nakarecharge ka ha!" Anton teased. i just stuck my tongue out.

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A/N:

sabaw the update. i know. teka lang muna to ha? tatapusin ko lang muna si Nicole saka si Jv tas saka kami magmemeeting nila Lance saka ni Venice. may spoiler na sa TPR para dito. haha. stay tuned. XOXO

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