Legends Of Lamentation #3: Ballad BombK, so you know how in movies and TV, there's some dude who plays a song for a girl and it's OMG totally dreamy and then everything ends up working out nicely?
Doesn't work that way.
It was a few years ago, and I was at the peak of my popularity in my hometown. My short film was gaining huge attention and I was feeling more confident than I ever had. I felt that nobody could resist me because I had everything going for me.
But, just to be sure, I decided to ensure victory with The Ballad-- that timeless romantic gesture that would render the girl I liked into ultimate swoonage. So I wrote a song for her (as a sort of Christmas gift) which was ba
At the end of the shift, I went over the intercom, and dedicated the song to her, then played it.
She turned me down a few minutes after I asked her out. Two weeks later she was dating another co-worker, this big fat guy who has achieved very little in life. As in, he did not go anywhere after high school, he just worked part-time jobs. While I put out a record, got on TV, made a short film...etc etc, lots of cool stuff.
So, my confidence + musical skill + popularity + ambition in life + being in shape + the song I wrote JUST for her as a gift
was inferior to
His buffoonery + no discernible skill + no goal in life + being overweight + not doing anything for her for Christmas.
This concludes another LOL.