Bourgeois Deviant

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Freudian Playlet

Setting: Battery Park, New York, NY
Time: 1:00 p.m., Sunny, clear, breezy Spring day.

Characters:
Bourgeois Deviant – Socially conscious, progressive liberal. 30’s.
African-American Girl – Dark, slender, well dressed, pretty. Early 20’s

BD walking briskly DSL
AG meandering, lost USR

AAG: Excuse me, Sir?

BD: [Stopping, changing mental gears] Yes?

AAG: Can you tell me where McDonald’s is?

BD: [Immediately] Are you sure you want to do that?

[Pregnant w/ octuplets pause]

BD: Right. Uh… I don’t know where there is one nearby, but there is a Burger King two blocks down that street [Points USR]. Its the same thing.

AAG: [Hesitantly] Thank you. [Turns to exit SR]

BD: No worries.
[Beat. Processes. Shakes head and resumes walking briskly DSL. Lady Liberty is in the distance.]

© BDeviant 2006

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