|You Have Reached
Author: mate.feed.kill.repeat PM
A machine. Press whatever to leave a call-back number.Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Words: 139 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 04-20-08 - Status: Complete - id: 2507128
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A machine. Press whatever to leave a call-back number.
I finally picked up the
& dialed his number
all eleven digits
with my thumb pressed over the earpiece to muffle the mechanical beep of the keys being pressed
I didn't know what
I'd say when he answered—
if he'd answer—
but it didn't matter.
it always seems to
before it starts to ring
& I was (almost) excited as I listened to that silent void.
it finally started to
but it ended with
your call has been forwa—click.
as I hung up,
I didn't wait for you have reached
please blah blah blah.
That part always makes me laugh.
Maybe I'll call again to hear it.
(why do I even bother
he never answers anyway.)