Beauty and Perfection
a monologue from the play "Flowers in the Desert"
Beauty and perfection. That's what you are Miss Shelly. Bet those boys back home would be doing a quite a bit of howling if they saw you now. Look at all the wonderful things time has done to you.
And when I get to Hollywood and become a star, they'll wonder
where this goddess came from. But my past will be a mystery, because life
before this moment ain't worth telling about. After those early years things
have only gotten better.
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