Tartuffe of the Upper East Side

Tartuffe by Moliere

A Play in One Act

A luxurious penthouse.

DORINE              

Should we wake him, Laurent? It’s nearly noon.

LAURENT           

Leave him be and let snoring be his tune.
We can hope he falls into a coma.
On this planet, he’s a melanoma.

DORINE              

You take him too seriously, I’m afraid.
When all he does is get drunk and get laid.

LAURENT           

I don’t care that he drinks himself blotto
While pretending to pray in a grotto.
It’s when he claims that his frivolities
Are the result of innate qualities
That I want to drag him from this gilded cage
And make him live on our pay, minimum wage.

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A Dramatic Reading of my Award-Winning Short Story

A performance of ‘Apple Pink and Cherry Blossom White.’

Thanks so much to the San Diego Public Library and Write out Loud.

And as always, my novel is available here: The Last Island

My short story is a winner in the SD Public Library Short Story Contest

Library

My short story, ‘Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White,’ was the 2nd place winner in the 2020 San Diego Public Library Short Story Contest.

You can find the details and read the story here.

And, as always, my novel is available here: The Last Island