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Act III, Final Scene

Act III, final scene, psychodrama script- the world is ushered off into history's crypt. All the super heroes lie slaughtered on the floor while apocalyptic addicts are screaming out for more. A handful of patriots ride the airwaves into night broadcasting dire warnings to bring the truth to light. General population is glued to the TV set watching situation comedies, smoking cigarettes. The program's interrupted by a special news update "World War III declared" more details at eight. General population pumps his fist hard into the air grabs himself a six-pack and settles back into his chair. Less then twenty cases later he is morgue decor from the radiation resulting from the war. The tube becomes his headstone, body decomposing on the floor beneath blue light TV flickering...1984.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 6/10/2012 12:22:00 AM
What a gas! This is extraordinaire! Rhyming is sweet and the scene is genius....I bet you write scripts, right?...I really enjoyed this escape from reality this morning...It's been a heck of a day! lol. Gwendolen
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Date: 6/4/2012 9:51:00 PM
JOHN ,, Congratulation, with your featured poem of the week, have yourself a great night ;-) always ~PD ***
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Date: 5/20/2012 6:47:00 PM
HI John; I was right you are new here. I went back to read your first poem. Welcome and I hope you find some friends here. Lucilla
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John Wilowski
Date: 5/20/2012 7:13:00 PM
Thank you Lucilla, good to be here. John
Date: 5/17/2012 2:41:00 PM
Welcome to P-Soup John. - I like your poem alot, dear poet. You do it so well. - oxox love Anne-Lise
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John Wilowski
Date: 5/17/2012 4:23:00 PM
Much appreciated Anne!
Date: 5/17/2012 1:19:00 PM
Well written, John! Great phrasing, couplet rhyming and apocalyptic atmosphere. I love 'morgue decor!' Best wishes, Keith
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John Wilowski
Date: 5/17/2012 4:22:00 PM
Thank you much Keith!