Worrying over your 18 year old son’s well being can sometimes feel like a full time job for Lisa, a widowed mother who lost her husband to gun violence. But when Jamal doesn’t text her, it may be that the day she’s feared ever since her husband died has finally arrived.
"... even when something went sour, something sweet would be waiting in the end."
Taylor Lafayette (she/her) is a playwright and poet from the Mississippi Delta, residing in Benoit, MS. She attends Mississippi School of the Arts as a senior literary discipline under the teachings of Mrs. Clinnesha Sibley. Taylor’s works are often inspired by creating feeling and telling stories of the black experience and romance. Through her work Taylor works to be an example of how one can become more than where they came from and she strives to be an example of Black excellence.
What a compassionate drama. I could hear the authenticity in the voices. The characters were all distinct and the dialogue felt natural. It was a pleasure to read.