the forgotten monologue
Duration: 5 minutes
Content warning: miscarriage, loss
Excerpt of Text:
I was there in the room.
feet on the cold metal stirrups.
I am there in the room.
Typing this forgotten monologue.
I am here in the room.
I am, therefore, I am.
Nature does not know extinction;
it only knows transformation.
-Alyssa Ketterer Marshall
Commissioned by Alexandra Porter, soprano, and the
Contemporary Undercurrent of Song Project, USA, 2018
the forgotten monologue, performed by Alexandra Porter (soprano), 2018. New Jersey, USA