Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day


submitted by: Michael Grady


valentines heart candleAt first I thought Lisa would be unreachable. She is extremely beautiful and who was I to think I was good enough for her.

One valentine’s day, I made up my mind and decided to ask her to be my Valentine. So, I went looking for a gift. After about an hour or two could have been three, it seemed to like a very long time. I found this candle that was shaped like a heart and really big. I took it home set it on the table and set down to write a poem to put with it. Half way through the poem, I thought the candle was missing something.

I stopped writing and stared at the candle for about ten minutes. I got up went to the garage and got my rotary tool. I hooked everything up and then went to work. A few hours later I stood back and was amazed at what I have done. I carved roses, stems and the leaves into the sides of the candle. On top I carved, “Lisa you are the most angelic woman I have ever met or seen! I would cherish the moment for all eternity if, you would grace me with your presences and be mine for Valentine’s! Respectfully Yours, Michael”

Valentine’s morning it snowed, I went to her house and knocked on the door. I asked if, she would take a short walk with me down to the park for a moment. There was a spot where Mother Nature created a work of art with the snow covered tress and rocks at a small park down from her house. It was like; it was made just for this reason.

I dusted off one of the large rocks and she sat down, looking up at me smiling. Without saying anything, I reached into the bag and pulled the candle out. Her eyes got big and a quit, “oh my” came from her mouth. She looked at the sides and then the top. She then looked at me and got up and kissed me ever so gently on the lips, and then she whispered in my ear, “Yes”