Express Yourself

Closeness; or Herb Goes for a Swim

A fiction lesson in a one-act play

Person in water mid-motion from rear view of their neck.
Photo: VV Nincic/Flickr

SETTING: A dark, bare stage. Beaten wood floors, well-trod. Two chairs are set out at oblique angles to one another.

YOUR CHARACTER: Can we talk?

YOU: Sure. What’s up?