Speak Now

Synopsis: Secrets loosed at a wedding cause chaos.
Genre: Drama


We sat beneath the stars at a fire

And played our new guitars

And I wondered how

long this was gonna last

Because picture perfect memories

Just come with all those tougher things

And pain's the best reminder of our past

I watched the meteors fall

On a world that hardly cared at all

Leaving silver trails

of dust across the sky

Of indigo blue that matched my mood

And with constellations for tattoos

And I watched them

fade away and quickly die

So many theories

wrong and soon disproved

So many ideas lost among the feud

So many conversations

that are sadly misconstrued

And lost among debate

and needless violence

We need the silence

We walked in a haunted place

With tattered walls and empty space

And a musty smell that

drenched the nighttime air

Neither of us said a word

And we waited till we heard the birds

And realized not once

had we ever been scared

So many theories

wrong and soon disproved

So many ideas lost among the feud

So many conversations

that are sadly misconstrued

And lost among debate

and needless violence

We need the silence

- You think you can get to me, bitch?

- He is the hottest guy in town.

- Wow, that is so exciting!

- Please, Lord, tell us what to do.

Please be with Nella.

Reach out your hand to her and embrace her

with your big fatherly loving arms.

And Jenny, God,

eyes to see in this deep blindness.

And Sarah, Lord, ears to hear in the midst

of this chaotic noise.

And please prepare David for

what he is about to endure...

- Carly!

Shut up!

- And God, please spare Tammy

Jane from the depths of hell.

- When I was a kid,

I used to think that being 16

would make me feel so grown up.

Then when I was 16, I used

to think that being 21

would mean I'd finally arrived.

Now I'm 23, and I am starting to wonder

if you ever reach a point

of feeling like a grown up.

- Well, that was dramatic.

Okay, so does anybody have any ideas?

What do we do?

Do we tell David?

- Go


- That was a big one.

- Okay, I've had enough of you two.

I think we should just call Drew.

- I think we should call David.

- No!

We can't tell him yet.

- Why don't we have his fiance call him?

- I think we should give Nella some space.

You know, let go and let God...

- Let God what?

Thought so.

- You know what, Jenny?

I'm kind of hungry.

How does pizza covered in mayonnaise

with tuna fish sound to you?

Cut it out!

I think we should just call Drew.

- Yeah, call your big brother.

Any time, this is like the

time you pissed yourself

in third grade.

- Not really.

- This is all my fault, you guys.

I'm so sorry.

I shouldn't have kept pushing Nella.

I just,

I got so mad.

- Don't talk if you don't need to.

It's not your fault.

- Ignorance is

happiness or something, right?

- Jen, this would have

come out at some point.

Nella didn't need you

to bring it out in her.

- Oh, yes, please tell us

something we don't already know,

Miss I-have-a-4.0-at-Stanford.

- Carly, what exactly do you have a 4.0 in

besides Jesus camp?

And I didn't see you trying

to keep Nella sober either.

- Well, God didn't try to

keep Sodom and Gomorrah sober.

He just destroyed them.

- Sodom and Gomorrah were cities.

You can't keep a cit sober, stupid.

- You don't read the

Bible much, do you Carly?

- Hey, TJ, if you were to die right now,

where do you think you would go?

- Anywhere you're not.

- Oh, that would be hell,

and I'm fairly certain

you don't mean that.

- Oh, I look terrible.

- Insinuating that you looked better

before all that pizza and booze?

Oh, gro...


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Erin Cardillo

Erin Cardillo (born February 17, 1977, in White Plains, New York, United States) is an American actress, producer, and television writer. She is best known for her role as Emma Tutweiller in The Suite Life on Deck and for her role as Esme Vanderheusen in Passions. more…

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