What is the hardest part?

 

*interpreting*

Uh…uh… “Hardest.” Uh-huh. ‘Kay. Yeah. “Part.” Alright. ‘Kay. Uh…“isssss…” …Wait, what? What is that. I can’t tell what you’re… Me? Why you ungrateful son of a—

*a beat*

What. What now. Okay—okay! Fine… “He’s.” Oh. Right. Here we go… “Sweet.” Sure. Sure. Lay it on thick. “But.” Oh, see now, there’s the “but”… “He tends to.” “Tends to”—like not always, just “tends to.” Fuckin’ passive aggressives… Alright, come on! Let’s hear it! “Jump…to…conclusions.”

*a beat*

“…About things.”

*another*

…Wait. What do you mean? What’s that supposed to mean? Jump to conclusions about what?

*a sigh*

“Hardest…part…” Yeah. We heard this; find a new interpreter. …‘Less you got somethin’ else to say. …Well, come on, then! Let’s out with it! Edge of my seat here—and I quote!

*a beat*

*a chuckle*

…Huh. “…Is sharing him.”

*silence*

*a throat-clear*

*a laugh*

Well… I look like an ass then, now, don’t I.

—Harry and Pearl

 

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