She awoke, confused by the red rose petals scattered about. Getting up, she saw some of them were laid in a trail and she followed into the transformed living room. Candles flickered, red drapes hung, love heart confetti covered the coffee table which was piled with flowers, chocolate boxes, teddy bears and wrapped presents.
She pressed hands to her face feeling over-welled, tears came to her eyes.
Did he really done all this for me? she wondered.
‘Happy Valentine’s day,’ he said from behind her.
Spinning around, she cried, ‘you didn’t have too!’
‘But, I did. I wanted to show you how much you mean to me.’