I remember the day I waited for you by the flamingos. We were supposed to meet in the “Pleasure Grounds” of Kowloon Park. It was hot that day and humid. I was so happy that day, I could barely breathe. I could not wait to see you. The pastel pink of the flamingos was but a pale reflection of the fuchsia toned ixora coccinea. The Hong Kong skyline peaked out from behind the trees, as if spying on the lovers strolling around the shaded pond. I waited for you for hours, staring at the flamingos who stood on one leg.
This post was my response to this week’s 100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups hosted by Julia at Julia’s Place.
The prompt was “remember.” Check out Julia’s blog for more information on the 100 Word Challenge!