It was now
Two weeks since Id
Returned home
After the accident, and for the first time
I felt good. Strong.
Capable of doing whatever I wanted

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Written and performed by David Brendan O'Meara, Parsimony, is one of the verse monologues included in Three Plays for One Actor.

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What did I think
When I returned home at lunch
The next day, after my opening shift, to find
The fourth
Misdelivered
Piece of mail? That it was all a joke, that I got it

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Group Theory, written and performed by David Brendan O'Meara, is one of the verse monologues included in Three Plays for One Actor.

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An urge to hurry
Came over me, an urge
To finish
The count quickly, get the damned thing done!
So what if the lower balcony was empty,
Barren,

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Written and performed by David Brendan O'Meara, Teratology, is one of the verse monologues included in Three Plays for One Actor.

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It felt
Like the social worker
Was trying to sell me a car. The guardianship
Papers
Were spread out in front of me, an X
On the spot, her pen

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Written and performed by David Brendan O'Meara, Parsimony, is one of the verse monologues included in Three Plays for One Actor.

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Was it becoming routine, the next day
When I found
The third letter? Well, not quite, but lets say
I took it in stride: no secret
Electric
Current flowed, no dogs were silent

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Group Theory, written and performed by David Brendan O'Meara, is one of the verse monologues included in Three Plays for One Actor.

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But as I looked down bench
After bench, as I stared into the shadows
Of pillar after pillar,
As I examined the opposite
End of the hall, where the benches had been replaced
By rows of yellow

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Written and performed by David Brendan O'Meara, Teratology, is one of the verse monologues included in Three Plays for One Actor.

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