Friday, August 5, 2016

Monologue Mania Day #905 Only a Minute (for the Senior Channel) by Janet S. Tiger (c) Aug. 5, 2016

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Monologue Mania Day #905 Only a Minute (for the Senior Channel) by Janet S. Tiger (c) Aug. 5,  2016

                                                    Only a Minute
                                                            (for The Senior Channel)
                                                   by Janet S. Tiger  (c) 2016 all rights reserved
       (Actor enters, with a stopwatch - either on wrist or phone or other. Looks at the time, shakes head)

Under 60 seconds left.......not strapped in...just this is it.  The last moments of my time in this plane....that's all folks!  Not au revoir, or see you later, but.....goodbye!

How does it feel if you knew all you had was a few seconds left?  To be in the tower when it's about to fall.....when the plane is about to crash......when the bullets are coming....when the switch is flipped........every second precious.......

Why can't we get one of those advertising seconds then?

(Imitates announcer voice) It only takes a minute to fill out this form....'

(Back to self, angry)   But it takes an hour......

(Imitates announcer)'s so's so easy.!

(Back to self, even angrier) ....and then.....the next go back to the site and you've forgotten the password....or the user name......or the damned security question.....and it takes two days to reset everything!

Whoever designs those minutes....those are the folks I want when I'm down to MY last minute!

       (Turns to leave, stops, looks back)

Yes, this took  EXACTLY 60 advertising time!

        (Exits laughing...with more time due to the wonderful world of advertising)

Janet S. Tiger    858-736-6315
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