Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Shy Guy gets the Girl!! (For Sweetums! (Y) )




A: (Looks up briefly from the computer screen) Your signature is irregular.
S: (Coolly) You’re probably looking up the old one. I changed it sometime back; if you scroll down, you’ll see…
A: Ha, o.k. I see it now. Sorry.
S: That’s fine.
Brief Pause
(After a bit of hesitation, then with mustered determination) Can I buy you lunch?
A: (Appears taken aback and laughs consciously) Lunch? I barely know you!
S: (Shakes his head) Not true. You know I bank here, you probably know I come here everyday to steal glances at you, and I’m most certain it’s visible on your screen that I just withdrew this cash via ATM which I’m paying it back into the same account.
(Weak Smile) It’s a lame stunt, I know, but I had to try something eventually -to get a few minutes of your attention.
A: (Laughs out loud) Yes, I did observe that fact immediately. But it’s not my position to question the sanity of our customer’s transactions. L.O.L, you’re funny.
S: Uh?
A: (Flicks a finger) Ignore the last bit. Bad habit from too much BB-ing.
S: (Leans forward and whispers) So what do you say…to the date? It took me five weeks to work up this nerve.
A: (Speaks whilst consciously maintaining eyes on the screen) You’re not doing bad at all for a shy guy.
(Stamps his slip) You don’t even know my name?
S: (Short laugh) A.I.T.6. Angel in teller Six.
A: (Looks up at him) Uh?!
S: That’s how I’ve referred to you- every time I get back to the office and moan about coming here and loosing the nerve to even say hello. That’s why you need to say yes to my date offer.
A: (Murmurs) Shy, Funny and Creative too.
(Brief frown) But need to? Tsk tsk, you’ve got to know it can’t be that easy to get a girl’s attention. I like things the old fashioned way; if you want a date, vie for it.
S: (With a tinge of smugness) Even though I’ve also caught you a few times returning my stolen glances?
A: (Casually) You probably wore a nice shirt or something. Good girls don’t stare at men.
(Leans forward with a naughty grin) But tell me, what are your intentions for this…date?
S: (Returns her tact) Isn’t that a bit forward for a lady?
A: (Leans back) Island guys are-for most parts, a bunch of FBA time wasters. I’m not into the matinees and sex games.
S: (Factly) I’ve never seen below your neckline from where I’m standing and yet I’ve been daydreaming of your smile for six weeks- that should say something about my intents.
A: (Return him a stamped deposit slip and now speaks officially) Your transaction is complete Mr Smith. Please drop the pink copy on your way out.
S: (Appears aghast) You’re going to brush off the shy, witty and creative guy without any reply? I thought I was gaining ground!
A: (With a smile) Knock three times on the ceiling if you want me.
S: (Face lights up) Twice on the pipe if the answer is no! Tony Orlando. I love that song too!
A: (Returns an official demeanor) Have a nice day Mr. Smith.
(Motions behind him) Next customer please.

A shuffles off the line and leaves after much hesitation.

A: (Watches him leave whilst she taps her desk slowly (thrice) with a clenched knuckle) Ooh Lord please, make him come back.

23 comments:

  1. This is so cute!
    id love to see that in real life :)

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  2. Lol. Thanx! I thought so too; glad to have an affirmation. Trying to polish my wittiness and conversation lines for screenplay n theater. These Lofty aspirations of mine!

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  3. haha!that was real funny. wish this situation will occur to me

    http://living-accoutrement.blogspot.com

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  4. @ ążŘĕЄŋ: I could bet my last *Naira* that if you- think not too deep, you count recount no less than ten instances when such has happened to you;).
    Thanx. Now, what's accoutrement???lol.I'll find out.

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  5. OOOH that was sauve, i love your writing! thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment. you've attracted me as a follower, keep 'em coming!
    oh and tell me about these theatre writing gigs of yours once you get a chance!

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  6. @trytryagain...You'll welcome. And welcome aboard here too;) Will start up a discussion thread sometime soon and we can talk writing ideas, theater, school and pesky office colleagues;)
    Oh, n thanx4 the compliment.
    Cheers

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  7. Hmm, i have some naughty ideas for developing this. Will hopefully put up a followup later.

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  8. Me likey! Very much! Will be patiently waiting for a follow up :)

    PS Thank you for stopping by at mine.

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  9. lol Um okay. I want to say cute but I'm not sure yet! 2 much gestures, it almost sounds Nollywood ish. LOL
    patiently awaiting d follow up tho.

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  10. @Dith: Aww common, just say you like it;)lol. Yiiish, Nollywoodish is not a good comment at all- the idea is to rise above those standards!But *constructive constructive criticism noted.

    @CaramelD. WhoopieDoo!Considering your far n wide acclaim/repute (lol), that's most def a compliment. Thanx4 dropping by urself.

    @all: Followup will suffice soon. I'm a bit of nittypicky with streaming the words/conversation together. They must gel fluidly like....
    Thanx

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  11. ...shld try out my own version of this story!

    cool blog!

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  12. soooooooo hawt!!!!! thanks for stopping by! look who is calling me a good writer!!!

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  13. @Shubby Doo: Thanx!But hmm,too much sugar and cherry just won't do. Will have2 up the tempo on this one;)

    @Musco: Yeah Man!I'm up for a good challenge!Just checked out your page, so waiting for your own version. Is that a duel; bring it on!!!lol. Oh n finally, a Naija Guy blogger- was begining to think we're an extinct breed!

    @LovePaprika: Miss Love Miss Love Miss Love!Stopping by's a start-i'm an ardent follower now!Mucho gracias too.

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  14. I must say...my first time here and this is awesome!

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  15. Thanx Dew!!!Been to yours, n hoping to read more of you.
    Cheers Cheers.

    Ok, it's seeming like i can't even write anything else! Haba,people, read other blogs too!

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  16. @neefemi: Thanx again!You took your time around the older blogs,awesome!

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  17. Awwww this is so sweet...

    Now I wish I had a new man chasing me...the chase...owwwwwwww the chase!!

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  18. @Afrobabe: Why do i imagine you'd ravish the guy before he's done concocting his lyrics!!!lmao!!!!
    Cool seeing you around!

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  19. Sebastian (yes, that looney disney crab!) is singing in my ear tonight: shalalala,don't be shy, you gotta kiss the girl!
    Everybody saw Disney's Little mermaid, yah? Even if you watched it then for the sake of your pesky 5yr old neice, but we saw it n loved it. Y do i bring that up? To sort of xplain this 2minute scenerio that's tipping over 20comments!! BTW,thanx all4 dropping by.

    Its a fast world we live in: twitter,BB,Cable t.v,everything's reduced to microwave speed to save our "precious time". But, i don't know ooo,maybe i'm just getting old/ old fashioned, sometimes,i certainly do appreciate that as regards matters of d heart, such as the proverbial "falling in love", i think the good ole fashioned way still does it best.i.e,don't hurry by with short messages,DM and yahooChats.Let's not meet at the bar n end up within the sheets, let's just slow things dowwwn!Let me eye you from across the room; allow me have my cold feet and try2 beat it wondering what to say to you and how. And when i finally say hello, let it feel like electricity when i graze your hand by "mistake". Let it feel so much like magic that a 10yr old disney cartoon character will return to my matured head tonight teasing me till i lean over and kiss you for the very first time...

    *Don't crucify me o, "sharp-sharp" has its advantages but...i'm just saying". Na my blog now! (It's my blog right!)

    @Aiesha: Thanx girl!I'll zipp over to urs shortly.

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  20. lmao....omygosh, you are such a retard...heheheheheh but awwww at the old fashioned bit, i am the same way...so sweet

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