The Miss Firecracker Contest opens in the living room of Carnelle
Start: Carnelle: Let’s see, that was. “And the rockets red glare-- Boom!-- The bombs bursting in air-- Boom!-- gave proof-- Boom!-- through the night-- Boom!-- that our flag was-- Boom!-- there-- Boom! Boom! Boom!”
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End: Carnelle: He was released this spring, but he hasn’t been home since. I don’t know where he is now. Popeye: I hope he’s alright.
Henley, Beth, The Miss Firecracker Contest, Dramatists Play Service, 1985, pp. 7-14.
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