Saturday, 17 June 2017

Ugly Dress, Beautiful Truth

I wasn't thinking too clearly, a combination of the red wine and an important email still not written fresh in my mind. So when she asked me what I thought of the birthday girl's dress, I unthinkingly told the truth.

The second the words left my lips, I knew they were a mistake. The second after that, I knew that trying to backpedal or explain myself would only make things worse, so I closed my mouth and awaited yelling, a drink in the face or perhaps a slap from the dressmaker before me.

Several seconds passed.

"I thought so too..."

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