CHRISSY: One-one-thousand, two-one-thousand, three-one-thousand. I gotta get up. I’m gonna sit over there, on the rock, by the fence. Okay. I’ll be quiet now so I can see your world while we wait for the hummingbird.
Okay. This is good. This is nice. I can sit here. I can sit here for more than a minute. I’ll pipe down.
I try. I really do. Please let me talk to you. Let me talk and then when I’m all talked out, I’ll stop. When you’re not around I try and I can’t. To sit. But as soon as I sit I look at another spot and things look better in that spot, see, let’s say, over there, by the sprinkler. It looks good to me. I’m gonna sit there now. That’s what I do. Is that bad? It worries me. I might have a problem, like ants in my pants. I really understand ants in my pants and it’s very serious. I think I may never stop moving. I think I’m going to miss something. Something important. What? What would I miss? The hummingbird, the mailman, a telephone call, a visit. I wait…..
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- Written by: Dominique Cieri