The Most Frightening Wonderful Thing
Age Range: 25 - 45
Synopsis: After a long absence, a man proposes to his girlfriend -- while she's on a date with another man.
Author: Gabriel Davis
[Monologist enters a restaurant. He is wearing climbing gear - looks like he came directly from a mountain. The woman he is speaking to, Barbara, is in the middle of a date.]
I’m sorry to interrupt your date, Barbara. [to Date] Hi buddy, how’s your date with my girlfriend going so far? Good? [In response to Barbara] I asked Trish. She told me you were here. [to Date] You don’t mind if I sit down, do you? Thanks. [to Barb]Listen, honey...I can explain my absence for the last three months, really. I can. See. You’re the most beautiful woman I have ever known. And that can be a little...scary. Look at this guy, he looks petrified. You know how three months ago, I kinda ran out on you at dinner? Of course you do. I wasn’t being rude, I was being scared shitless. See, I wanted to, kinda tell you something extremely important. But I choked. Big time.Read the Whole Monologue