What is it, son?

 

Papa, why we never go out to de country? It nice out dere. Lots of fruit. How many fruit Papa have before? Demi have seven. Seven fruit. Let me tink. Mango? Banana? Coconut? Pineapple? Starfruit? Kiwifruit? Grapefruit? Watermelon? Orange. Oh no, dat nine. Nine fruit. You have dat many, Papa? Still want to have more. We go to de country, pick grapefruit by de dozen. Wouldn’t fly no more, I tink. No. Not after a dozen grapefruit.

—Demi

 

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