PERPLEXED: Forty-something male
PATRON: Forty-something female
FORLORN: Forty-something female
HAPPY: Forty-something male
OBTUSE: Forty-something male
(A coffee house with a couch and
(PERPLEXED and PATRON are seated on
couch in mid-conversation. FORLORN and
HAPPY are seated with them, both
So that's it. I think I'm finally done with it. I'm just
going to focus on poetry and plays. I'm not talking politics
That's awesome! Not that you're not talking politics
anymore, but that you're going to direct energies to creative
stuff. I can't wait to see some of your work.
Can we make a deal?
If you like it, you let me take you on a date?
Now.... I already told you, I have a man in my life.
I know. I can't help it. You're just so attractive--
You'll make me blush--
And you understand. Nobody gets the political angle, but you
(Beat. She sips her coffee.)
Well, maybe things will change--I mean if you're happy, I
wouldn't want to disrupt that. I just.... I just want you