What is it?
He starts peeling the tape off, careful
not to rip the paper. Vanity’s bursting
with excitement though, and demolishes
it in a flash! He laughs, opens the lid
— stares in shock–
He pulls out a gleaming new GUITAR, and
we immediately recognize it as the one
they saw in the window. He’s deliriously
happy, and speechless–
How’d you do it?
She shouts with delight, attacks him
again, pushing the guitar aside. Fast,
furious kisses and he responds in kind.
They’re twisted in a heap on the bed.
After a moment they come up for air,
stare at each other playfully. Something
flashes across his mind–
Her eyes widen. He takes off his
Mother’s earring, fastens it to her ear.
Eyes dancing, she jumps up, studies it
closely, in the mirror–
I love it!
She twists around, kneels beside him,
showers him with bites and kisses.
Suddenly she stops–