Septic - Soldier

Author Daniel Krug
Tigard, Oregon

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Present                                 

Situation: A soldier who has come home from war talks about how he/she feels now.

Subject Matter: War, Combat, PTSD, Suicide, Reflection

Note from Playwright: I wrote this piece after coming home from eight years of combat. I struggled with depression. At the time, I had just received news that my sixth friend from overseas had killed himself after coming home.

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  • Source
    Stand-Alone Monologue, Poem
  • Character Age
    Young Adult (18-21), Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40, Adult 40-50, Adult 50-60
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Universal
  • Character Ethnicity
    Universal
  • Genre
    Dramatic, Tragedy, Poem
  • Period
    Contemporary
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