Excerpt of Bridge Day (formatted for web viewing.)

 

From near the end (formatted for web viewing)

 

FRANK: (To MONIQUE) But you’ve…you’re….

GWENDOLYN: Garden?

FRANK: My…my…beautiful baby girl.

GWENDOLYN: Why would I want to garden? It’s my bridge day.

MONIQUE: (To FRANK, referring to the doll.) Yeah. I remember it.

GWENDOLYN: Frank! Frank!

FRANK: That’s on Tuesday, Mom. (To MONIQUE) What did she tell you?

MONIQUE: Mom?

FRANK: Yes.

GWENDOLYN: Tuesday? It isn’t Tuesday.

MONIQUE: That you just left.

FRANK: Your mom just couldn’t handle it. I think it frightened her. And I—

GWENDOLYN: Is it Friday then?

 (…continued…)

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