Mostly harmless (corto) wrote,
Mostly harmless
corto

....

brrrrring.
click
hello? Um… I'm sorry… hello?
Yes...I've been here all evening. Were you expecting the machine?
Oh, no I was just going to bed.
Sure... why?
No, s'ok... go ahead.
Look, that's not gonna do any good. Why don't you just "out with it"... I can take it. I'm here now.
Ok. Sure... take your time.
Wait... where are you? I said WHERE are you? K...
Can you hear me ok?
Do you have a ticket or are you meeting someone?
Uh-huh... when do you have to get on board? k... sure lots of time... go ahead.
Yea...
No, don't tell me his name.
Do you love him? Then what ...? Oh. Sure but I want to hear the rest of it.
No, I can take it. Just get this off your chest.
Have you done this before?
No... sorry, but I just want to understand.
Did you... um, well did you use a.... NO! I don't think ... of course... ok... yes you've always been a smart girl.
Look... how long have you been ... I mean, when ... ? yea.
Oh... um... where was I?
Right... sorry... yea that's right... the kids... sure I remember.
But why?
Working. But I have to... yea, well... it's hard. Where else is the money gonna come from?
No... look, I understand.
Yea, sure, I am shocked... You call it "blind devotion" I call it love.
Stop... get a kleenex. I can wait.
... hi... yea I am.
Yes they're still asleep.
Ok, look... why don't your return the ticket and come home.
No, really... I understand. You have to talk to me more about the work thing... but you've told me now and I'm telling you I forgive you.
Nothing you could say can change how I feel. Can you forgive yourself?
Put this behind us and come home. I want you to come home.
I'll never mention this again. No, that is my promise...
K... Look, I'm going to go to bed. Please come home.
Ok. I'll see you soon.
Bye
..click..
"hmm..."
"No hon... It was a wrong number."
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