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Scrutiny

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The flowers are turning brown;
Not that you noticed.
You’re not noticing much these days
And its making me wonder
If it’s not so much that you aren’t aware,
As that you don’t a give shit.

I bought you a car,
You barely flinched.
I told you about that new flavor of ice cream,
You “Hmmphed.”
I offered you a free acupuncture treatment,
To treat that thing that happens
When you wake up Continue reading Scrutiny

Kill

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I liked it, but it no longer fits in the play I’m writing.

MAX
Can you excuse us for a second?
BRICE
What?
MAX
I would like to have a word with Lisa.
BRICE
You’re joking. You have to be joking. I’m your girlfriend, and you’re telling me to leave.
LISA
You don’t have to leave the house.
BRICE
Thank you, Lisa. But I think I would prefer to just have a conversation with my boyfriend.
MAX
There’s no need to adopt a tone. Continue reading Kill