Brief: The task was to write an unstageable play. This takes place in my brain, but is technically off-brief.
PAIN: No, you’re afraid of addiction.
WRITER: That too.
PSYCHE: Mind if I butt in? It’s not the addiction you’re avoiding, sweetums. It’s the nightmares. Your dreamscape is seriously scary, sister.
WRITER: You’re the one creating those scenarios. You and Pain. Comfort food might start with “P” but when it comes to meta elements that letter is never good.
PSYCHE: Shh. You’re getting yourself stressed. Look, you’ve been a vivid dreamer your entire life… but you have to learn to get a grip.
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