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Browsing Tag: For some reason I can never understand that child when we’re in the car together

Family Life in One Act or Less

Setting:  In the car (always). Characters:  Mother.  Saoirse.  Quinn. Scene:  Quinn, after asking Mother the same question for four minutes straight, even though Mother, for the life of her, cannot comprehend what she wants, finally turns to her sister for help. Quinn:  “Saoirse?  [unintelligible question]?” Saoirse (sighs, rolls eyes to heavens):  “I don’t know, Quinn.  I don’t understand what you’re saying.  NO ONE understands what you’re saying.” Quinn:  [silence] End scene…