For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide – Monologue (Lady In Blue)

A monologue from the play by Ntozake Shange


so she wd let him come home/ crystal had gone &
got a court order saying beau willie brown had no access
to his children/ if he showed his face he waz subject
to arrest/ sh*t/ she’d been in his a** to marry her
since she waz’14 years old & here when she 22/ she wanna
throw him out cuz he say he’ll marry her/ she burst
out laughin/ hollerin whatchu wanna marry me for now/
so i can support yr a**/
or come sit wit ya when they lock yr behind up/
cause they gonna come for ya/ ya g*ddamn lunatic/
they gonna come for ya & i’m not gonna have a thing to do wit it/ o no i wdnt marry yr pitiful black a** for
nothin & she went on to bed/

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