Flower-Bed

by Mitchell Harding

Early Spring 1999

Flower: Hi.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: No. Hello, Flower.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: Hello, Flower.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: Sigh. All right.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: Yes.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: Seven.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: Only two at once.
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: Really. [Pause] So, want to go to Paris with me?
Mitch: Bed.
Flower: No?
Mitch: [A little agitated] Bed.
Flower: No, you say?
Mitch: [Obviously distressed] Bed!
Flower: If you're sure...
Mitch: [Shrieks] Bed!!!
Flower: I'll send you a postcard. [Exits]
Mitch: [Head in hands] Bed.

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