I asked, “Self, what shall we do today?”
And myself responded, “How about the Pub?”
And I said back to myself, “The Pub is too noisy.”
“Then how about the country,” I asked back?
“The country is too quiet,” myself replied.
So myself said back to me, “To the theater!”
“The theater is too crowded,” I told myself.
“Then what shall we do,” asked myself?
“How about nothing,” I asked?
“Oh but doing nothing is hard work,” myself said back to me.“But,” I said to myself, “I don’t mind working hard as long as there is none to do.”
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Faux Conversation with Myself
I like to post an occasional story over at 100 Word Stories. The idea is that in 100 words or less you write a story, scene or something based off the theme of that day. Yesterday's thems was "How did I wind up in this situation?" This is what I wrote: