was it a broken promise? or a sweet talk gone wrong? hard built trust corroded. sadness came intruding at the dead of night - value painfully incomparable to the printed tag. recalling that very expression, an expression so proud n tender, generously complimenting for being unspeakably wise. ironically, being less consciously observant could have save some agony. refused to believe hard cold cash could come in between, cruelly interfering. biting hard, clinging on the ledge for more rides to come.