Down with Moonlight: A One-Minute Play

At Rise: Kay and Zed are sitting in the moonlight.

Kay:      I love you madly.

                (Long pause)

Zed:      Is there another way?

Kay:      You don’t understand.

Zed:      You.

Kay:      What?

Zed:      You.

Kay:      What?

Zed:      I don’t understand you. I understand a lot of things. Just not you.

Kay:      Like what?

Zed:      Double entry accounting.

Kay:      Ah.

Zed:      Quantum mechanics.

Kay:      Oh.

Zed:      The mind of God.

Kay:      But not me.

Zed:      No.

Kay:      Why?

Zed:      You love me madly.

Kay:      Is there another way?

Zed:      Exactly.

Kay:      No. I’m asking.

Zed:      It’s a good question.

                (Pause)

Kay       Down with moonlight.

                (Long pause)

Zed   Where else would it go?

 

 

Comments 3

 
Rosy Cole on Thursday, 19 October 2017 15:49

There is a school of thought that says anyone discerning a relationship between, for instance, K and Z, whose pathway they can reveal, just might prove to be a genius! ;)

There is a school of thought that says anyone discerning a relationship between, for instance, K and Z, whose pathway they can reveal, just might prove to be a genius! ;)
Stephen Evans on Thursday, 19 October 2017 17:06

The infinite-dimensional complex projective space P∞(C) is a model of K(Z,2). Just saying...

The infinite-dimensional complex projective space P∞(C) is a model of K(Z,2). Just saying...
Rosy Cole on Thursday, 19 October 2017 22:48

'Course it is. I bet you calculated that when you were still in diapers, as you say over there, and we did before the Puritans left these shores. It does dance so trippingly off the keyboard. :)

'Course it is. I bet you calculated that when you were still in diapers, as you say over there, and we did before the Puritans left these shores. It does dance so trippingly off the keyboard. :)
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