Short Story : ' A Cold Spring Day ' Essay

1472 Words Oct 24th, 2016 6 Pages
(In walk a couple, Riley and Angeline, on a cold autumn day. Riley is a handsome twenty two year old, dressed in a hoodie. Angeline is a couple years younger, wearing fall clothes, her curly hair draped over her shoulder. The scene is set at a park in Queens, a wooden bench just off the sidewalk with a tree to the side. They both take a seat on the wooden park bench.)
RILEY
It’s a really nice day to be at the park, isn 't it? (He nervously fidgets with his sweatshirt)
ANGELINE
Yeah, it’s perfect. I’m glad you asked me to come.
RILEY
Yeah… (Shifts uncomfortably on the park bench)
ANGELINE
What’s wrong? You’re more quiet today than you usually are.
RILEY
I’m fine, really. I just don’t have anything to say. It’s kind of nice to sit here and enjoy the autumn weather with you, honestly. (stands up and holds out a hand to her) Come on! Let’s go on an adventure!
ANGELINE
Alright! Where are you taking me? (laughs and follows after him)
RILEY
You’ll see!
(Riley and Angeline walk over to an old treehouse, to the left of the stage where they were seated before)
RILEY
Do you recognize this place?
ANGELINE
It seems familiar but I can’t exactly place it. (appears confused, looking it up and down)
RILEY
It’s where we met when we were kids. You hid up in the treehouse because boys were pulling your hair and chasing you. I climbed up the ladder and you wouldn’t let me in because you thought I was one of them. I told you I wasn 't there to chase you and you finally let me in. I saw…

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