By Heidi Ball
The angle and distance between my lips and the flame were just right. I had practiced to ensure they would be. The time required to extinguish the flame had been measured, which allowed maximum concentration on what was really required.
I hovered, watched him from the corner of my eye, as he again leaned in to blow out my birthday candles. And in three quick motions: I blew, retracted my face from the vicinity, and hooked the back of his head with my right arm, using his own kinetic energy to propel him face-down into the buttercream icing.
3 thoughts on “A Calculated Wish”
Noooooo! I hate watching this being done on You’ve Been Framed, hate it because I always laugh and I shouldn’t. Thanks for making me laugh. Sigh.
I hope he at least got his wish 🙂
Haha! That’s a comeuppance we’d all like to have carried out at least once, I suspect!