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Narrative #2/ "The Basement"

The Basement >Characters: Chase- Realtor/friend of Nick and Jason Nick- The man buying/ moving into house Jason- Nick’s best friend/roommate who is also moving into house (douchebag) Martin- The pizza guy Dead man- Apparition 
Scene 1: >Camera pan/zoom through front yard, through rusted iron gates and a yard of dead grass, camera goes across a cement pathway towards Chase who is handing house keys to Nick. CHASE: So, now you just need to…  [Nick’s phone rings] NICK: It’s Jason, one sec. [answers phone] JASON: [on phone] I know, I am SUPER late bro. I’m on my way. Pizza on me tonight! *Cut scenes back and forth from Nick at the house to Jason driving in a car. NICK: Dude where have you been? We just finished the walk through and Chase is about to give me the keys to the house. [puts phone on speaker] JASON: [Exaggerated] I knoooww, Man. I know. I am turning the corner right now. I see you! NICK: Really? ‘Cause I don’t see you bro. [Nick and Chad look around] JASON: That’s so funny maybe because I…

Experiment 11

>Outline a quest story, using the three act structure. What question is asked in Act One?
Act 1: Alice dropped her phone down a sewer drain. Alice asks her friend Chuck to help her. The friends go into the sewer on a mission to retrieve her cell phone. The cell phone contains TOP SECRET information about their “kind of” friend Marissa.
Act 2: Alice and Chuck come across many obstacles along their journey such as battling sewer rats, trenching through waste water, a lost alligator, and a homeless woman.
Act 3:
Alice and Chuck follow the phone through the sewer and the sewer leads them to Marissa’s home. Marissa retrieves the phone and reveals the TOP SECRET information. She is appalled by the dishonesty of her friends.

My Dearest Salted Sea

My Dearest Salted Sea
To my dearest Salted Sea, Your waves seem very angry tonight I can see you putting up quite the fight I can hear you calling louder and louder to me The thrust of your waves exploding on the sand A rush of salty air tickles my nose, what is wrong my salted sea? You waves pull back like a swish of a beautiful woman’s  Long hair, as the curls shy away from the shoulder The waves grow smaller. Are you listening to me? For I worship thee, Thee of the salty sea.
You deserve only the greatest respect: As you should be worshiped, you are a majesty Who holds wisdom greater than any man. I crave the mist you spray when Your waves crash along the shore You sit on the edge of Earth waiting and  Waiting for a sweet soul to call to you. Well, Here I am, Salty Sea. I call to thee and  Can hear you calling to me.
I am stuck on the sand again with no way out to you To the beauty that is the ocean; so deep and so blue, Filled with creatures that only the imagination can see. You are Growing flustered now …

An Attempt at Monologuing

Monologue of Devilyn (A character form a screenplay I have been working on):
I see you as weak as a peasant therefore this is how you should be treated.  Do yo know what that means?  You are not strong like the large redwoods that tower in the forest, yonder. You are the scum of the earth and I am a blessing to you. I am your God. You must worship me.  If you don’t, I will express anguish in terror and bring you down with balls of fierce fire.  I will consume your life. I will infect your mind. I will terrorize your dreams. I will beat you with assimilation and conformity.  You will be taught that you are as useless as garbage.  I will destroy your soul, for darkness always defeats light.  You will never be right as long as I am commanding you,  and as long as I am commanding you is as long as the life you live. 
The only way out is by death.

Why process this amateur stanza? Because life obviously ends.

What is life?
Waiting
Wondering
Pondering
Processing
Pushing through the tough
That just past you
To make a better you
This is what life is
A cycle
A process
A brainstorm
Sensations surrounding you
Solving problems
Sickening views
Beautiful life we live
Beckoning to us to keep going
Boisterously pushing us to our
Limits
Last minutes
Lacking love
Only giving us loneliness
Obstacles
Opening the door to the
Everlasting
Evoking
End.

Literature Presentation: Latin American Poet

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I was asked to present the following to my World Literature class about any Latin American author, poet, or playwright after 1880:

Pablo Neruda - Ode to My Socks

Poem: https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/ode-my-socks









Experiment 10?

Crazy Kingdom Travel Agency:

Are you looking for your the vacation of your dreams? Well, Crazy Kingdom Tours  has the perfect place for you. It comes complete with a dark forbidden forrest and a full tour of the kingdom. A special viewing of a beheading within the King’s beheading chambers is included in the deluxe package. The chambers have a  lovely view of the valley, the village, the forbidden forrest AND the calling sea to which you can not see from the villages along the forrest line, which is where you will be staying! A tour of the forbidden forrest is typically running under the King’s nose as he has forbidden anyone from the forrest. You will be acquainted with a tour guide who will educate you on the mysterious creatures and the ingression history of why the forrest is forbidden. If you make it out of the forrest and you reach the calling sea, a sail boat will be made available for your escape. (Crazy Kingdom Tours is not responsible for any deaths, beheadings, or dungeoning…