Character: KRIS, quiet and strange. She is Asian-American. She wears glasses and is really stinking pretty behind them.
(Her phone rings. She sees who it is. Her face lights up. She answers.)
How are – yeah, I can hold. I’m holding.
(KRIS holds. For a long time.)
Hey! No, it’s okay, it’s f – yeah, I can hold again. No problem. I am so comfortable with holding I am very used to it. I’m going to go to the Holding Olympics and get the gold.
Freakin poet over here.
(She holds again. For a while.)
So what’s –
Nothing, just –
Yeah pretty good just –
Yeahhhh I had a good birthday!
Thanks for the deposit, um.
Yeah, they’re some cool stores here. Maybe when you come v –
Yeah I mean it’s humid but it’s okay. I don’t really mind it.
Hey, guess what! I met a boy. I met two boys. They’re brothers. Yeah, they’re my friends.
Hey I’m working on this thing about China and –
No, I know, I don’t even – I mean I can’t say ever was ever like ‘ I am Chinese!’ but my teacher was like -
Well we’re supposed to be writing scenes with a ‘want.’ Isn’t that crazy? We never think about what we want, we just go around wanting things.
What about you, what do you want?
That can be rhetorical.
So can I email you my –
No yeah it’s okay, whenever you get a chance.
Mom guess what I was wondering about – about my – If maybe I have a brother or another sister somewhere maybe? And I looked online and there’s really no way to ever know. I’ll never really know.
Isn’t that – I guess I just have to make it up.
How can you already have to go, we’ve only been talking for like two seconds.
But it’s my birthday.
No I don’t know, I don’t have anything else to say, I just want to talk to you, I just –
No, it’s okay. Go.