Pensive: Do I look pensive enough? The column is certainly pensive-worthy, but what about the wicker chair? Is wicker pensive?
Pensive: I should be holding a rose, right? Not girdling myself with one? And it should be an actual flower, not a repurposed shower scrubber?
Skeptical: If you say so.
Pensive: What about the petroleum-based sheen of this fabric? I think perhaps it’s a little too oleaginous.
Skeptical: Could be.
Pensive: Well, it will all be fine when the unicorn shows up.
Skeptical: Any minute now. Sure.