Sketch Block, KL Says Goodbye
I wrote the play because I didn’t know who I was anymore. And as I realized I didn’t know who I was anymore, I started to realize that I never knew, never had a clue as to who I was. What I had were facts. What I had were feelings, ways of feeling, that I had felt before. Did these things comprise a whole person? What happens when there are new facts or new ways of feeling I’d never felt before?
I wrote the play because I had a child. I was suddenly a mother, but I didn’t feel like a different person than before motherhood became a fact. I felt like exactly the same person, only now there was a new person I got to pal around with. “Mother” brings with it connotations and definitions and expectations. There are the natural birth wars, the epidural wars, the full term…
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