CLARA: I know what you’re thinking: “What is she doing here?” I’ll tell you what she’s doing here…I’m changing my life. I haven’t had a job in ten years. The little money my husband left me is almost out. So, I’ve come to a decision. I’m changing my life.
You don’t think I can do it, do you? You doubt me. These loins have brought forth life, yet you doubt my ability to change my own. It all came to me while I was riding the subway. My stomach was growling, so I decided to have a mint to calm my tummy, so I wouldn’t disturb the sleeping homeless guy sitting next to me, with all the roaring and bubbling noises my stomach usually makes when it’s hungry. I opened my fake Louis Vuitton bag, and there before me was a purse filled with coupons. I don’t keep my money or my keys in my purse. It’s New York, after all. I just keep mints and coupons. But as I looked down, I knew there were too many coupons. I knew my mints would not be found. I said to myself:…..
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- Written by: Bobby Holder