[ occasional pirate ], [ scribbly fellow ], [ hat devotee ], [ improviser ], [ cat dad ], [ sometimes unhappy in the brain ], [ AFOL ], [ consumer of eye-candy ], [ beer drinker ], [ enraged cyclist ], [ please talk to me about Transformers ], [ very bad at DIY ], [ enthusiastic duct-taper ]
[ occasional pirate ], [ scribbly fellow ], [ hat devotee ], [ improviser ], [ cat dad ], [ sometimes unhappy in the brain ], [ AFOL ], [ consumer of eye-candy ], [ beer drinker ], [ enraged cyclist ], [ please talk to me about Transformers ], [ very bad at DIY ], [ enthusiastic duct-taper ]

Alphabetic Dialogues 1 The Aardvark Farm

Just for fun, using the Alphabet Game to play with constrained dialogue. Written in the shower…

‘Aardvarks Peter, aardvarks’
‘But Dad, I want to be a dentist’
‘Can’t abandon the lovely ‘varks’
‘Dad, please listen – dentistry fills my heart’
‘Everyone loves a good aard vark’
‘Father, seriously-‘
‘Giving this aardvark farm to you is all I ever wanted’
‘Hey, that’s not fair’
‘It’s true’
‘Just hold on’
‘…Kept these aardvarks for forty years’
‘Let’s try to keep some perspective’
‘Me and your granddad started this farm together’
‘No you didn’t, you bought it’
‘Oh yes, you know it all, just like a dentist son’
‘Please. What about my brother?’
‘Quincy?’
‘Right, he can look after it’
‘Sold two aardvarks for a pint’
‘That I did not know’
‘Unless you care for them he’ll drink the whole farm away’
‘Very well – I’ll stay alright’
‘Well done son’
‘eXcept I do still want to be a dentist, one day’
‘Zoological dentist…?’

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