He had been busy lately and they hadn’t crossed paths in a handful of days so she decided to take matters into her own hands. She had checked the arrival of the subway train quite a few times before deciding to come. It would be a surprise – he didn’t know she would be there.
As she was waiting she began to feel insecure. Perhaps this wasn’t the right thing to do? He would arrive from the subway, she would say ‘surprise’, and then what? Maybe she should go.
There was a daisy growing beside the bench and she plucked it. If she couldn’t make up her mind perhaps the flower could do it for her.