THE FIRST KISS
The next day Yaze did not go to work in the morning as she was waiting for Senyorito Lexter to arrive. She went to take a bath and put on her faded house dress.
After an hour, a jeepney car stopped infront of the Cruz's house. Yaze looking out from the small window saw Lexter getting out of his car. Lexter Montero looks amazingly handsome with his hair brushed up, his light wheat-colored skin flashing bright under the sun and his tall mascular figure visible in his shirt which hug a little his body.
"Yaze, Senyorito Lexter is here now," Yaze's mother called out. Mrs. Cruz let in Lexter Montero inside the house.
"Please have a seat, Senyorito Lexter," Mrs. Cruz said shyly bowing her head as their home was not even worthy for the senyorito to enter.
"Good morning Senyorito Lexter," Yaze said feeling embarassed having a wealthy person invited to
THE STRATEGY AND THE PASTThe next day, Yaze was so busy at work in the restaurant. Senyorito Lexter Montero was also visiting and checking their farms and plantation products.After the visitation, before going home, Lexter Montero stopped by at Yaze's work. He waited for Yaze in his jeepney car park beside the restaurant. Yaze came out at eight o'clock pm. Lexter approached her and offered her to drive her home but Yaze politely rejected as she was pick up by her cousin who has a tricycle (a motorcycle with a small sidecar used in the province for commuters for short travel or for four passengers) everyday after work.Yaze was surprised to see Lexter Montero behind her."Opps, sorry Senyorito Lexter, I did not know you are at my back." Yaze politely apologized."I come to pick you up and drive you home," Lexter Montero said with a smile."Ha? Why? Sorry senyorito but
FEEL JEALOUSYaze felt embarassed with what had happened, her body was touch by Lexter Montero and she was not able to stop him because she was weak resist, her feeling for him made her lost the fight.She run to the bathroom and cried out her soul softly not to make her family woke up and question her. She stayed in the bathroom for an hour with mixed emotions, anger, humiliation, love and guilt. She has a boyfriend who had not even kiss her lips yet because she did not allowed him but Lexter had stole the first kiss and touch on her."That pervert! Hu, hu, hu. My boyfriend had not even kissed my lips not even once and that Lexter had kissed my lips already twice. Pervert, he even sucked my breasts, pervert! Hu, hu, hu," Yaze blurted angrily but softly, crying as she can not move on from what happened."I hate you Lexter Montero," Yaze blurted out softly."Yaze, are you home now?" Mr. Cruz asked.
EMERGENCY SITUATIONYAZE CRUZ POVIt was been almost a month I did not see Senyorito Lexter came back to the town. He might be angry with me turning him down with what he wanted to happened the last time we meet. I can not just break up with my boyfriend, it was easy for him to say that.I heard Senyorito Lexter's parents will be traveling to Spain next month. Who's going to look after their lands. Maybe Senyorito Luis will do that as he will be the one left here.STORYTELLER POVA month passed by quickly, Don Luciano and his family headed to the Metropolitan City for their flight. They arrived at Lexter Montero's small mansion in the city a day before their flight.After their parent's departure, Luis stayed in the city for four days to visit around the city. Luis enjoyed the amusement centers, restaurants, movies, zoo, and beaches before they went back
THE BURDEN ON HER SHOULDERANDREW'S SOLUTIONThe prescription was given to Yaze and went immediately to the pharmacy outside the hospital. Lexter Montero who was still parked in front of the hospital building saw Yaze went out to the hospital and followed her."Where are you going Yaze?" Lexter Montero asked Yaze who had swollen eyes due to crying."Senyorito Lexter? Oh, I'll just gonna go buy the prescription medicine for my father," Yaze softly said."Hop in I'll drive you there," Lexter Montero offered."Oh no, it's okay, it's not far," Yaze hurriedly walk away.Lexter Montero let her be and followed her driving slow. Yaze reached the pharmacy and give the prescription paper. The pharmacist checks the order. The order was checked and give the price amount to Yaze. Yaze checked her wallet, bringing out all she has but was short of money to bu
FINDING HELP AND SOLUTION"Big sister, maybe we can ask for help from the Montero family because father had been their employee already for so long," Yano said to Yaze."I'll go later to ask about any health compensation for your papa," Mrs. Cruz said briefly."I think it is better for you to do that as the wife of their worker. Aske also about disability compensation or retirement benefit as papa had already work to them for more than twenty years." Yaze explained to her mother."Yano, I need to go to work. Help mama here after school. Also sent Yenny here at night. she can not stay at home alone." Yaze exclaimed. Yano nodded.The next day, Mrs. Cruz went to the plantation manager's office. She asked for any medical compensation for her husband.The manager gives Mrs. Cruz an envelope."Yelling, the money is the health compensation benefit and the cooperative association money t
NOT FITTED TO WORK IN THE BARThe owner of the bar called Yaze in his office."I'm sorry Yaze, you are not fitted to the job here in the bar," the manager said to Yaze."What do you mean, sir?" Yaze asked and confused."I can not take you to work here, it is just your first day and already caused troubles." the manager exclaimed seriously. "You are too beautiful to be here. The customers tend to fall for you and they get wild. Everyone would like you and get into a fight especially when they got drunk. It is hard to control when them when they demand you at the same time. Your job is a server, already fighting what more if you are an entertainer. It would be big trouble." the manager explained."Sir, please I need a job. I need to earn for my father's hospital bills. Please sir," Yaze pleaded."I know, I understand Yaze but I'm really sorry. I can not
THE CRUZ FAMILY HARD LIFEIt was a sleepless night for Yaze who was deeply sad about the incident in the bar. Her family was now in deep debt in the hospital as her father was still being monitored for his very weak heart.The next days were tough for her looking for a night job. There were no other jobs at night to find other than bars or beerhouses."Lord, please lead me to another job so that my family could cope up with my father's hospital bills. Give me more strength to endure the hard times. Lord, make me stronger to be able to carry everything on my shoulders. Have mercy on my father Lord, bless him to get well soon." Yaze solemnly praying in the church.Lester Montero was back in the Metropolitan City. Lester Montero, LM International Company was doing well and successful as he has a private assistant and deputy officer who were honest, loyal, and reliable. He n
BREAK WITH YOUR BOYFRIEND"Yaze let's get married. I want to help you and be with you in all your hard times, please," Andrew suggestively said to Yaze."Andrew marrying now is not the solution to my problem. I told you I am not ready for that, I have a family to take care of this tough period, I'm sorry," Yaze said sadly."Don't you love me? You don't that's why you do not want to marry me," Andrew said with a very emotional face which was also hard for Yaze to see but she cannot do anything at this time."Andrew, that's not the reason. I have a lot on my shoulders now, your parents and family would not agree to that. I'm so poor now Andrew. I can not let you suffer from my problems. Your parents would not also allow you to suffer, I'm sure of that. You know that." Yaze explained sadly to Andrew the situation in which he doesn't want to accept the fact."If we ar