Omari has been suspended from the private boarding school he attends
START: I was sittin’ in class, listenin’ to the lesson. Was gonna be a silent observer. Was talkin’ about Native Son. I had woke up that day thinkin’ ’bout you. Hadn’t seen or talked to you in weeks but the check came on time.
END: And I don’t know if that is hate or love or somethin’ else I was feelin’. But I know why Bigger Thomas did what he did and I hate that I know. But you I hate more. You I hate most of all.
For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Dominique Morisseau, Pipeline, NHB electronic edition, 2017, pp.77-78.
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