Shelley Knows
By
Tara Meddaugh
Genre: Dramatic/Thriller
Setting: Bedroom
Cast: Female
Age range: 20s to any age
Running time: Approximately 1 minute
Description: Louise, riddled with guilt after murdering Shelley in a fit of passion, fears this friend may be coming for her, from beyond the grave…She speaks to her husband.

 

LOUISE

She’s staring at me like she knows…It doesn’t matter that her eyes are closed. She sees through them. She sees through me.

(pause)

When I was four, I asked my priest if when we died, we got to read everyone’s mind, ‘cause, you know, my sister had just been hit by that car and I was afraid she’d find out where I hid my allowance. The priest said—END OF EXCERPT

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