Place: A bungalow in the Tiki Villas. Time: The Present
Characters: Coco, Muriel, Veronica (older women)
Opens with Coco and Muriel alone on stage
Coco: Is the world just a projection of us Muriel?
Muriel: I’d hate to think the world smelled like chicken soup and Lysol.
Coco: And urine.
Muriel: And urine.
Coco: That’s why we are staying here at the Villas. It’s so cheerful.
Muriel: Now, why are you crying?
Coco: I’m crying because…
Muriel: (Warning) we’ve talked about this, Coco.
Muriel: We made a bargain not to give in. We have a show of strength to put on here at The Villas.
Coco: O.K. I’m crying because I’m happy.
Muriel: That’s better. What shall we do today?
Coco: We could get started on this (Gets shoebox from table)
Muriel: On what.
Coco: Sorting through these words in the shoebox. Memorizing them.
Muriel: All the words people lose.