This comedic monologue is taken from Promedy, a teen-age comedy about Senior Prom, written by Wade Bradford.
Dante is a rather goofy, overly dramatic vice-president of the Student Body. During an ASB meeting, in front of his fellow classmates, he decides to ask Kay, the text-messaging obsessed cheerleader, to be his prom date.
Kay, I know that you're one of the most popular girls in school, and that you scarcely know how to pronounce my name, or use proper grammar. But I've had a crush on you since the days when you would ignore me in kindergarten all the way to this afternoon when you ignored me in the cafeteria lunch line. Some might say ours is a misunderstood romance. I remember in second grade, I wrote you a note in Mrs. Souplanger's class. It said, "Do you like me? circle yes or no." My friends said you tore up the note in disgust. But I knew you were ripping up confetti to celebrate our newfound love. I know that you have been pretending to ignore me all these years because secretly, deep down, you know that you like me as much as I like you, probably even more. Well, you don't have to be scared and shy any more. I'm going to make both of our wishes come true. Will you go to the prom with me?
(Dante reacts to her rejection.)
Should I take the rolling of your eyes as a "yes"?
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