You done got me so sleepy wid yo' head scratchin' Ah kin hardly make it tuh de bed
Nobody in heah ain't lookin' for no wife outa yuh. Old as you is.
They are talking on Janie's bed
Ah know it and dat's what puts de shamery on me. You'se jus' disgusted wid me. Yo' face jus' left here and went off somewhere else. Naw, you ain't mad wid me. Ah be glad if you was, 'cause then Ah might do somethin' tuh please yuh. But lak it is -
Janie stood up at once, collecting her hair. He sat still.
Mah likes and dislikes ought not tuh make no difference wid you, Tea Cake. Dat's fuh yo' lady friend. Ah's' uh sometime friend uh yourn.
She she doesn’t want to accept that someone loves her because Joe said she is too old to find a new love
Tea Cake noticed that she dozed off and seemed a little sad.
She listens to Joe and believes Tea Cake can't love her