It started with a rapid fluttering of lips and shocked wide eyes. Pretty soon there was a deluge of tears.
“How could you do this to me? How could you cheat me on my birthday?” she wailed.
The entire party had come to a halt. Strains of a happy song stayed suspended in the air. Everyone stared.
“Don’t you like it?”
“Noooo… its blue. I don’t even like blue.”
“It’s what you had asked for baby. Look it even has tiny sparkly star swirls on it.”
“I wanted a Galaxy chocolate cake.”
In response to the Weekend Writing Prompt #213