Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By My Side

A man was walking across the road with his wife when he was involved in an accident. The impact was on his head which caused him to be comatose for two days before he finally regained consciousness.

When he opened his eyes, his wife was there beside him. He held her hands and said meaningfully "You have always been by my side. When I was a struggling University student, I failed again and again.You were there beside me, encouraging me to go on trying..."
She squeezed his hands as he continued. "When I went for all the major interviews and failed to clinch any of the jobs, you were there beside me, cutting out more adverts for me to apply..."
He continued "Then I started work at this little firm and finally got to handle a big contract. I blew it because of one little mistake. And you were there beside me."

"Then I finally got another job after being laid off for some time. I never seem to be promoted and my hard work isn't recognised. As such, I remained in the same position from the day I joined the company till now...And you were still beside me..."
Her eyes brimmed with tears as she listened to her husband
"And now I've had an accident and when I woke up, you are here besid me...".

There's something I'd really like to say to you..." She flung herself on the bed to hug her husband, sobbing with emotion.
He said, "I think you bring me bad luck ... now f**k off"

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