Joyce Ann: (Enters with baked spaghetti)
Alright ladies, we are ready,
food and all… I do hope you’ve saved the Ace of Spades
and Queen of Hearts boards for me ladies. You know
house gets first pick, that’s only been the rule for the past
eight years. (Puts spaghetti on table, holds hand out for her
boards). Give ‘em up! (Janie hands her the Ace of Spades
board and smiles). Now, how did I know you’d be the one
with my favorite board Janie darling. (They hug).
Janie: Just wanted to make sure you were paying attention. You
know that board is a winner cause I put…
Joyce Ann: (Cuts
her off) ‘Cause you put a spell on it! Thanks! (Laughs)
Okay ladies, let’s get down to the business at hand.
Kenneth is away at a Conference for the week-end, all
those who are game are welcome to stay all night!
Yeah, I could just see Tommy coming over here looking for
Beatrice: Now, tell me how you know that Tommy isn’t already
aware that I planned to spend the night, Miss Know-It-All?
Katrina: My bad! I just know
how jealous your man is… that’s all!
tell me how the hell you know that Katrina?
Katrina: You don’t keep any secrets girl!
You tell all your business!
I do, but not to you, with your nosy ass!
Katrina: Excuse me, nosy, don’t nobody gossip
any more than you
do! Calling me nosy!
need to mind your own business, if you can find some,
so busy into everybody…
you say! I just…
Joyce Ann: Are
we going to play po-ke-no or argue?
A Scene from "Let's Talk" by Renee Matthews-Jackson © 2004