Tag Archive: Poem-play

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

A man is sitting on a red armchair. Bare-torsoed, he is wearing only a pair of dress pants and socks. He crosses his feet alternately, right over left, then left over right. He… Continue reading

The Hanged Man

For this play, there is no stage. Or at least, none in its conventional sense. When the audience is led in, they shoud be seated in a jumbled-up pattern. Not even in a… Continue reading

Garden Hoe

A half-naked man – the bottom half of his body enclosed in a mountain of earth – breathing on center stage. He is holding a pair of shears. A rich housewife, perfectly dressed… Continue reading

Creationtheory (Writing Challenge Day 29)

A dolphin jumps from below the stage.   PRIESTESS …And thus heaven and hell was formed.   A dagger plunges through her heart.

Butt (Writing Challenge Day 28)

Two men are sitting alone on adjacent tables.   MAN1 Nice night for a papaya. (takes out a cigarette) A light?   The second man flicks open his lighter and burns the first… Continue reading

Wakwak (Writing Challenge Day 27)

A horde of angry naked men rush from stage right to stage left.   A loud shriek from stage left.   A horde of terrified men rush from stage left to stage right.… Continue reading

Interlaced Wires (Writing Challenge Day 26)

  GUY 1 C2C. C2C. C2C. C2C.   GUY2 Hello? Hello? Number cannot be reached. Hello!   GUY3 M cuming. Aaaa. M cuming now.   GUY4 Top or Bottom? Bottom? Shit!   GUY1… Continue reading

A Vow of Nothing (Writing Challenge Day 25)

A man sits down on a toilet   MAN Nothing. I dug down deep and felt nothing. From the first time I saw her at our wedding, escorted down the aisle by two… Continue reading


A man crosses from stage right to stage left leading another man by a chain attached to the latter’s collar. The latter man is crawling on all fours, like a dog.   The… Continue reading

The House is Burning (Writing Challenge Day 17)

A burning house. An impatient man in a suit walks out of it. Sirens are heard as twenty-seven firemen rush in from stage left to douse the impatient man with imaginary water before… Continue reading