Sunday, February 16, 2020

New monologue - DEBT


Written for a Chicago event on the subject of money...

SYNOPSIS: An aging woman worries about her debt and thinks the advice a friend gave was correct - keep working 'til you pay it off!

Saturday, February 15, 2020

New short monologue - ORDINARY


SYNOPSIS: A monologue.  Lisette, in her 50's, tells her neighbor about her great-grandfather who fought in the Civil War, and reflects on the value of her vote in the next election.

New poem, ELECTION DAY IS SOON


In a twelve-line stanza, a Boston woman discovers her feelings about the coming election.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

New 10-Minute Play - UNDER THE STARS


Written for a competition.

SYNOPSIS: On a camping trip, Charlotte and Trudy strike sparks.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Revision of one-act THE LOVESEAT


Revised 20-25 minute one-act THE LOVESEAT, a multicultural play.

SYNOPSIS: In three dates with men that revolve around a loveseat, we find out why Toni keeps turning men down.  But what do fickleness and even ingrained racism have to do with it?

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Two new poems - A WRITER'S ALCOVE and THE SUMMER DRESS


Two new poems completed for a publication about the Women's Movement.  One, about living alone in a satisfying apartment; the other, about getting all dressed up on a hot day.

Friday, December 13, 2019

New essay - O CHRISTMAS TREE


With a ten-foot tall fir tree in your living room every Christmas, and all the accompanying red, gold, and white ornaments, you're almost guaranteed of majesty and charm!