Thursday, November 5, 2015

Monologue Mania Day #632 Choices (part 2)by Janet S. Tiger Nov. 5, 2015

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Monologue Mania Day #632 by Janet S. Tiger  Nov. 5, 2015

                                                          (part 2)
                                           by Janet S. Tiger 
                                     (c) 2015 all rights reserved 

        (The young man enters, he is not quite as polite now, still nicely dressed, but with less veneer.  He holds out his hand to the audience)

Come on baby, this is a good spot.  I can always tell.  There's a lotta guys come by here, looking for a pretty girl like can make a lotta money here......and you don't hafta worry, I'll take care of it all for you.....they pay me, they make any trouble, they hafta deal with me, and they won't like that, they'll treat you nice, and maybe you get a good tip.....

         (Gets harsher)

Look baby, we been through this before in Vegas, you saw how good it can be, and how it works, right?  You're my girl, and these guys, they just pay for time with you, it ain't no different if you were an actress, and they were paying to see a movie.....or if you were a big athlete and they pay to see you play tennis, you know?  No difference...


You don't like it?  What choice you got, baby?  You wanna go home?  You wanna give up all the pretty clothes, the good stuff.....(he sniffs)....and the jewelry, and the shoes

         (He looks deep into the audience's eyes)

Do you really wanna give me up, baby?  To go back to those high school boys who never call you?  To the girls who won't talk to you?  

You got a family now, a real family who loves you.....I love you, yeah, the other girls are to help make money for the family, because a family needs money right?  You like that money, baby, so you can have all these nice things......But I love you the most, baby, you know that.....don't tell the other girls, cause they could get jealous of you, it'll be our secret....secrets are good, they make us closer, right?  And close is like being close to me.....I can is so beautiful baby.....I'd never leave you....and you'll never leave me....that's how it Romeo and Juliet....forever.....

         (He leans in, smiling)

You know you like this life always wanted to do something got it now...... you chose it, like you chose to be with me.... everything has its cost, baby, and you knew it when you took that first cigarette from me, we were meant to be together...forever.....        

       (He turns to leave, stops, looks back, now only business)

We need seven guys tonight, baby, so get to work.....and remember, don't worry about nothin'....because I'll be watchin' you......

        (He exits looking back, lights down, end of scene)

Monologue Mania Day #631 by Janet S. Tiger  Nov. 4, 2015

                                                             (part 1)
                                           by Janet S. Tiger 
                                     (c) 2015 all rights reserved 
      (The young man is smooth but still has an air of jumpy, although tamped down.  He is nicely dressed, like one who would be going to a nightclub.  He takes out a cigarette and lights it, very sexy)

Hi, I saw you over here, standing, waiting for the bus.  Want a cigarette?

        (Offers, but is turned down)

Go on, no one will know, and you look cooler, you wanna look cool? Right now you just look pretty, but everyone wants to look

        (Offers again, this time the offer is accepted, he lights her up)

Smart girl!  Not too fast, you gotta go slow to start.....

         (He jumps back, laughs)

I told you won't cough.....there, that's better.....feels good, right?  Lookin' good!  Here, see how cool you look?

          (He takes out his phone, snaps a picture, shows her)

Oh, boy, you are so cool...and so hot!

(Thinks)  How long you gotta wait for this bus?  Ten hours?  I got an need a ride home?  I got my car over there.....I'll take you right problem, 

         (Listens, lifts his hands up)

No problem, I don't know here, my name is Javier.....just like that movie star....and what's  your name......that's a pretty name!  Marisol......I like that.....just like you, very got a boyfriend?  ......oh, I'm surprised, pretty girl like you no boyfriend.......
I bet you gotta lotta guys running after you, so you don't choose yet, right? .......

Yeah, if I was running after you, I wouldn't quit till you were mine, just mine.  I wouldn't share you with anyone else......

You sure you wanna wait out here for that bus....I got a nice car....see....

      (He points)

I got money, too, to take care of things, like if I was your boyfriend, I'd get you some nice presents, perfume, some dancing like to, too!  How bout I have another idea.....I give you a ride home, and maybe you go out dancing with'll be, baby, look at me....

      (He looks deep into the eyes of the audience)

I just wanna make you happy, so you don't have to wait out here in the cold, and we can have'll see.....come on, whaddaya have to lose?  An hour waiting for a damn bus that may be late?  And then you have to have these weird people sit next to you, rub up against you......and sometimes they smell, right?  I've done my time riding on buses, no more!  That's why I hate to see a pretty girl like you......waiting 'bout it, baby?  

      (He reaches out his hand, smiling)

You made a good choice, baby, you'll look back and see how smart you were.......

      (He leads her off, looking back at the audience.)

And that, my friends, is how it's done......

         (Part one, part two below)

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