Work

By Martin Baena

Characters: Two Friends

Setting: Coffee shop

A: …you like it?

B: ‘course, I don’t like it. 

A: … you can find something else.

B: Who wants a job?

A: You gotta eat.

B: You gotta eat but who wants a job?

A: Find one you like.

B: No one likes their job.

A: Some people do.

B: I never met ’em.

A: I like my job.

B: When you’re there…

A: At work?

B: …Yes. At work: do you think about being somewhere else? Anywhere else?

A: (pause) No.

B: That’s not a job.

A: No?

B: No.

A: What is it?

B: It’s an occupation.

A: You should find an occupation.

B: Yes. I should.

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This work by Martin Baena is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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