Overheard: Young Love on the J-Church
Characters: Badass prepubescent boy slouched in his seat, practicing tough face. Sassy prepubescent girl stands in the aisle near him.
Her: Stop stepping on my shoe.
Him: Huh. Huh.
Her: HYUH! HYUH! (Mocks him with corresponding “this is how inbred you look when you laugh like that” face.) Stop stepping on my shoe!
Him: I ain’t.
(She shoves him. His head rocks back and bumps the bus window.)
Him: HuhHuh. I ain’t. (He isn’t.)
Her: HYUH! HYUH! (Exaggerated threatening face, raises hand to hit him. He flinches, holds hands up to shield face.)
Her: Why you run from me when I try to hit you? You afraid? Afraid of a giiiiiirl?
Him: Nah. I ain’t afraid. Huhhuhhuh.
(He makes a face. She makes a face. He makes a face. She makes a face. Both gather their things to exit at the school stop. She kicks at the backs of his shoes as he shuffles off the bus.)
Her: Go dawg.(kick) GO! (Kick) Go dawg. (kick) Go dawg. (kick)
I’ve been collecting silhouette photos.