Monologues

THE CHRISTENING

$0.99

FEMALE
DRAMATIC
2min
20-35
YEARS OLD

I’m tired. I feel like low-sodium chicken broth. Literally – like I am the base of a soup, but not yet that soup. Just waiting in the box in the fridge. Waiting to be poured out. Waiting to become the soup I will become, but completely unaware of the plan of the cook. And who the hell is the cook? I don’t know. I went to Jackie’s baby’s christening this weekend. That was a mind trip! I saw her breast-feed her child. I mean…I saw her BREAST-FEED HER CHILD. I can’t wrap my mind around it. It was way too adult…too, I mean, that’s what our parents did! Of course, I’m so happy for her and I love her baby, which I held, which was so magical…I thought about being a mother, and yes, I think I do want a child…eventually. And I was holding this beautiful child, that is made of my friend, who used to come into my room and cuddle with me in the middle of the night…..

This is an excerpt/preview. You will be able to download the entire monologue once purchased.

  • Written by: Mara Lee Gilbert

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I’m tired. I feel like low-sodium chicken broth. Literally – like I am the base of a soup, but not yet that soup. Just waiting in the box in the fridge. Waiting to be poured out. Waiting to become the soup I will become, but completely unaware of the plan of the cook. And who the hell is the cook? I don’t know. I went to Jackie’s baby’s christening this weekend. That was a mind trip! I saw her breast-feed her child. I mean…I saw her BREAST-FEED HER CHILD. I can’t wrap my mind around it. It was way too adult…too, I mean, that’s what our parents did! Of course, I’m so happy for her and I love her baby, which I held, which was so magical…I thought about being a mother, and yes, I think I do want a child…eventually. And I was holding this beautiful child, that is made of my friend, who used to come into my room and cuddle with me in the middle of the night…..

This is an excerpt/preview. You will be able to download the entire monologue once purchased.

  • Written by: Mara Lee Gilbert