Judith Lautner (judith) wrote,
Judith Lautner
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monologues

I saw the monologues at Cal Poly. There were twelve, between three and four minutes each, connected by a theme: the search for love, understanding. The students were terrific and the direction and staging simple and effective. I was very impressed. I was particularly moved by the last monologue, a young woman acting as a drug addict, crying for her mother to help her. The young woman gave herself fully to it and it almost made me cry. Probably it would have if I had let it.

I left there thinking I'd write one myself, a short monologue, written to Dwain. I went to the cafe in Barnes & Noble, took out my notebook and a pencil, and began to write. I wrote feverishly until it was done and I felt such relief. I think it may be schlock, may be overwritten, but how much it helped me! I will now type it here, make some changes, let it rest.
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