via Daily Prompt: Twinkle“All that glitter is not gold; all that twinkle are not stars”, my elementary school teacher diligently taught us.
Fine. But what else do twinkle?
“The woman’s eyes”, our poetry teacher taught us at high school classes, of course, with a twinkle in his eyes.
Our psychology professor took us a step further : “If you notice a twinkle in the eyes of a girl, be sure she is up to some mischief”, he cautioned us.
After marriage, nobody taught me any lesson. I learnt it myself. If I noticed a twinkle in the eyes of my wife, I knew she didn’t believe my story.