Hey Dad? Can I have a grenade for my birthday? …Why not? …”Because I said so,” is not a real answer. I think it’s a parent copout. It’s like you say that when you don’t know what to say or something. So how about it? You can blow up a lot of stuff with one grenade. It’s not like I’m being greedy and asking for a six-pack or anything. Just one’ll be fine… No? Then what are you gonna get me? What if a grenade is all I want in the whole world? …What? You’re getting me a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? That’s lame. I don’t want that! …You don’t care? You’re not allowed to not care…..
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- Written by: Joyce Storey