Tuesday, August 23, 2011

A Conversation with a Teenager...Between Rooms

Teenager: Mom, where...mumble...mumble...mumble.

Mom: What?

TA: I just said where are...mumble...mumble...mumble.

M:  Honey, I can't HEAR you.  Please come -

TA: WHAT?

M:  I CAN'T HEAR YOU!

TA: Gosh Mom! You don't have to yell!  I SAID where are my mumble...mumble!

M: COME HERE, PLEASE!

TA:  WHERE?

M: HERE!!!

A minute or two passes...

M: Finally!  What do you need?

TA: Where are my sunglasses?  I can't find them.

M: On top of your head.

TA:  Oh.

M: You're welcome.


©2011, Bridget Magee

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