Sunday, December 21, 2008

A Christmas Night

I have an image about Christmas in my mind. I don’t really know when and how the image had formed so beautifully in my imagination, this because of the fact that I have never celebrated Christmas. I am putting it down here.

It’s snowing outside. Christmas after all! The day before, I had managed to make a snowman in front of my house to greet any passer by. You cannot imagine how beautiful my house is. It’s like a fairy tale cottage. Small yet comfortably big, large windows, a warm fire place, a small kitchen that opens to a huge dining room, a glittering Christmas tree, my library corner, loads of Christmas decorations in green and red, a mini bar and scented candles burning in every corner. I am busy slicing away a delicious looking X-mas cake topped with dry fruits and crispy nuts. I smilingly look at the person on the other side of the hall, singing softly to me while he strikes magic with his guitar strings. I have made a variety of sweets and 4-course feast. I have a secret X-mas gift for him and I am sure he has one for me too. A surprise gift every Christmas knowing to what extent, a surprise, it could be. The house smells of cinnamon and cardamom despite of the scented candles. He assures me it is okay to smell spice on a Christmas day. I non-willingly agree and look out of the window, into the night that promises me a year filled with happiness and love. Everything looks so heavenly and perfect. I am happy. He is happy. We seem to have been enjoying every single moment of that night.

Stop!

This is the image. The best part is that I don’t see further. It’s a moving image though. Everything moves here, but nothing happens further (one other post that is similar to this feeling). Every year when Christmas is close I sit back and think of this image. And let me tell you I have always been cutting cakes. He has always been singing and playing his guitar. The house always smells of cinnamon. The snowman never melted it seems. And the candles have been burning forever. Ah! I have nothing more to say, but a Merry Christmas to you.

15 comments:

alex said...

nice as snow
cool as breeze
sweet as ur Xamas cake
warm as ur fire place
Great imagination as always.....

Sands | കരിങ്കല്ല് said...

:)

I liked the image. In my case, many of those things are real.

Would take too long to write my xmas days and celebrations. :)

A Liberated Soul said...

Alex, thanks!

Sands, awaiting ur posts on X-mas celebrations. :)

Sands | കരിങ്കല്ല് said...

Should I?

I am not as good as you in writing. It wouldn't sound nice anyway.

Njan.

A Liberated Soul said...

Sands, I get what u mean alright ;)

Nitin said...

awesome.....
speechless............

Lib Its too gud.. beautifully expressed...

Hope u won't mind sharing that "X-mas cake topped with dry fruits and crispy nuts"

A Liberated Soul said...

Nitin, since I am :) flattered, I will tell u a little wish of mine. I have never baked cakes but my mom makes delicious fruit cakes. I could make it if I want, but I wouldn't. Cos if ever I make, I desperately want to make it on a X-mas eve. How silly of me?!

Nitin said...

//I have never baked cakes but my mom makes delicious

cake nahin dene ka accha bahana...
(good reason for not sharing the cake) ...

mrniiiceguy said...

:) ... u inspired me into scribbling something again ... It was too long to be posted here ... lemee know what you think

like what alex posted :)

A Liberated Soul said...

Nitin, hehe

MrNiceheartbeaps, its great. I dont really know how to express. It is just so nice.

alex said...

Niceguy :)

soul:):)

Ash said...

Happy New Year, LS! Have a wonderful 2009 :-)

Nitin said...

ohh Libji .. Happy Happy New Year...

A Liberated Soul said...

Ash, I am happy! You came here to wish me. Thanks a ton. Wish you a great new year too. :)

Nitin, wish you a happy new year 2009 :)

divya said...

hello....such a long break???christmas s gone..now come back.. :)

-asha