Outlandish New Ways to Punish Strangers
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[slumps into chair, long drunk exhale]
Tha’sh be enuff adrenlin to keep you awake. I need someone ta talk to—looka
me. I can’t hold my booze any bedder an you.
[hammered drunk; long sigh]
I dunno what I’m goooaa do. Maybe sleep. Maybe I should jus gessum sleep.
Maybe, s’that sound good to you? Shit I jus gave you so much adrennnnn-lin—you
know, fuck’t. You can stay awake and think’a whatchu done. Okay.
[stands, stumbles; turns out light; falls to the floor with a blanket wrapped around him ]