written by David Mackenzie, from the novel by Alexander Trocchi
Joe Taylor: I think she went to a bridge fully dressed and stood there breathing the warm night air. Then she took off her jacket and folded it neatly on the ground. And then she unbuttoned her blouse and then undid her brassiere and let it drop down on top of the other clothes. Then she unbuttoned her skirt and let it slip down over her hips. Then she'd unroll her stockings and hold them out so that they blow in the breeze like pennants before she let them float off into the night. Then she'd shiver, and ask herself if she really wanted to go through with this and she'd answer that question by kicking her clothes into the river. And hurriedly now she'd take off her garter and her knickers and be standing in her petticoat thinking about whatever it was that brought her to this. And then with her petticoat billowing around her she'd drop into the river like a rose. Float there for a moment and be gone.
Kudos and much thanks go to Dana for this monologue, it is very much appreciated.
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