That wind is loud tonight! It always makes me anxious. I keep waiting for the windows to shatter and the roof to tear off the house. I know I’m too old to hide under the covers in my bed, but secretly I do sometimes. Don’t tell anyone. I’d be the laughing stock around here. Like the bed sheets could keep me safe anyway. I’d run to the cellar, but everyone would think I’m nuts. And I guess I am in a way or I wouldn’t be so jumpy. It’s not that kind of storm. Logically, I know it, but your mind plays tricks on you in the dark. Just a normal rainy night. Nothing to worry about it. I mean, I guess it’s normal for everyone else, but every time the weather turns I think of my parents. I wish I could remember them better. They say it was a miracle that I survived. It was the biggest twister…..
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- Written by: Joyce Storey