He met her at a party of his friend. She was a 27-year-old mature girl. She was elegant and capable, always wearing an elegant rose silk scarf
along the neck. She walked so perfectly that the silk scarf just flied with her pace, which totally showed her charming and enchanting temperament. His eyes got through the crowds and caught her at the very first sight. And that waving rose silk scarf burned his heart up.
Coincidences often happened after that unusual evening. She could always meet him in the coffee shop that she often went. Her lost keys could be found by him in any time. When she wiped tears after seeing a moving movie, there was always a handkerchief passed on to her by him. With the time went on, they became familiar with each other. So, her flowery smile was all the things he thought about at night.
Before long, he found a strange thing about her. Why did such a charming girl prefer silk scarves rather than girls’ accessories such as ear rings, necklaces or bracelets? She always wore silk scarves no matter in summer or winter. There were different kinds of silk scarves in her wardrobe, including silk scarves, woolen scarves, thin or thick scarves, long or short scarves and square scarves. Although he was so obsessed with her, he still confused about the silk thing. Finally he found her secret one day.
It was a sunny day. He invited her out for a field trip. Suddenly the weather changed and wind started blowing. Her silk scarf was consequently got away by the strong wind. She tried to catch it but in vain. He held her hands and comforted her. However, when he put his eyes on her neck, he simply discovered lots of mulberry scars clouded on the neck. The mulberry scars, interweaved and distorted, was just like winding earthworms that sprawling unscrupulously on her neck. He was startled at that time. She smiled in embarrassedly and told him that those scars were caused by a burner which overturned from a seat. Surprisingly, he said nothing and told her his ideal, that is, to be acted as the true one.
Thence she kept all her silk scarves in her suitcase and left her neck uncovered. However, those scars just caught many unfriendly eye contacts. People kept asking about the incident of her, and she always repeated the same reason again and again. Finally, her prides and self-esteems were encroached time by time. When all the happiness of love was overtaken by the continuous embarrassments, she asked to break up with him.
She retied her rose silk scarf and smiled to life again. She was still charming but with her wills stronger. About one year later, her friends introduced another boyfriend for her. He was a neat and learned man. The man glanced at her waving rose silk scarf and asked the same question. However, this time she generously took it off and showed him those scars. Facing with those winding scars, he could not help hugging her and touching her hairs slowly. He loved dearly and had pity for her. He helped her tie the rose silk scarf again and shaped it into an elegant rosette. The rosette was so beautiful that there was no words could describe.
Since then he bought her various silk scarves and tied her personally. He said that the most beautiful flower blossomed on the scars. Her hearts was thus softly moved by this gentleman. At last, she knew the fact that compared with the undisturbed acceptance, respects was more deeply love.