he asks: what’s up
she says: (flippantly) the sky
what she wanted to say: you look very cute today. but of course you know that. i’m beginning to think you deliberately choose to look cute to torture me. but hey, what can i do?
he asks: are you ok?
she says: of course!
what she wanted to say : do i look like i’m okay? well, i try to pretend i am but somehow because im such a crybaby, obviously, you see that i’m not okay. im trying hard to be okay, but obviously, it isnt working. and lest your ego gets boosted to the highest heavens, you are just part of the reason im not okay, not the entire reason. but no, i’m not okay
he asks: can you help me with something
she says: it depends
what she wanted to say: i am this close to saying yes to almost anything. but that….don’t you know what that is doing to me? do you have any idea how painful a proverbial knife to the heart is? at times i even feel this physical pain everytime the thought of you and….
he asks: (silence)
she says: are you ok? what’s wrong
what she wanted to say: (or do) awww…you want a hug?