You Suck: A Conversation

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    A Contribution to A Conversation.
    Part 1 of 6
    P: “Hey sweetie. Lookin’ good as usual.”
    Cig: “Yeah, I know. You’re lookin’ as spineless and gullible as you usually do.”
    P: “Awe, come on now. You don’t need to be that way. I know I hav-”
    Cig: “You know you haven’t what?”
    P: “I know I haven’t been around as much lately, but ...”
    Cig: “But, what? No, hold on. Lemme guess. You’ve been ‘busy.’ What’ll it be this time? Work? Family? Taxes? You had to go in for thyroid surgery? Look, I’m tired of hearing your excuses. I just want to know one thing. Are you committed to this relationship or not? ‘Cause no matter what you say, lately I’ve got the feeling like you’ve been avoidin’ me.”
    P: “Ok, I understand you’re upset with me not being around and all, and because of that you’ve got every right to question my commitment to th-”
    Cig: “Damn right I’ve got every right!”
    P: “Look, I’ve got something I’ve been wanting to say to you for awhile now. Just hear me out, ok?”
    Cig: “Alright, but I already kn-.”
    P: “Do you remember when we first met?”
    Cig: ”Oh no. He’s actually gonna go there.”

    1. Violentz 56 months ago | reply

      Good work, Pete. A clever idea for a conversation!

    2. 2812 photography 56 months ago | reply

      Patrick Lentz Thanks!. I actually had a much different idea, but a couple of days before the deadline, this idea popped in my head. There was something about it that 'felt' right. So, I shot it, wrote it, and spent the day after submission in an exhaustive stupor.

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