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The Italian man in bed stirred with a ground, rolling over to look at the clock. 6:23am. Way too early for him. He shut his eyes again.

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What was that anyway? He opened his eyes and sat up with a frustrated groan. It was too soft to be the front door, not to mention everyone knew he never got up this early.

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The window. He rubbed his eyes with a yawn and got out of bed, stumbling over to the window and throwing open the curtains. A startled blue jay flew away from the window sill where it was perched.

A bird? That's what woke him up? Romano groaned and shook his head, turning back for bed. He didn't even bother to shut the curtains. Crawling back into bed with a yawn was more important. He pulled the covers back over his head and promptly started falling asleep.

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"What the-?" He sat up again, looking back to the window. The blue jay sat there as if it never left, tilting it head back and forth. After a moment, it pecked at the window.

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"Tch. Stupid bird..." Not wanting to get up, he turned to his nightstand and grabbed a tomato that was sitting there. With a flick of his wrist, the red object in question flew across the room and into the window, making a thud loud enough to scare the bird away.

"And stay out.." He mumbled with a yawn, laying back down.

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And he was just falling asleep to. With a growl, he reached for the bedside table again, not even bothering to get up.

Nothing, nothing, unused alarm clock, nothing, tomato.

He gripped the tomato and threw it, hearing the satisfying thwack as it hit the window. He didn't bother to look; he could hear the bird's wingbeats as it took off.

He snuggled back into the pillow and tried to go back to sleep.

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He groaned. Wasn't the bird going to give up? He reached for another tomato.

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After a moment he opened his eyes and looked. No more tomatoes by his bedside.

He sighed and pulled the covers over his head. The damn bird had won.

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"You don't have to rub it in..." He muttered. "Stupid bird."