She sits, staring at and through the darkened TV.
"I was in Viet Nam," (she had been there once. ) "not in the war."
"I had a boyfriend, they killed him right in front of me...."
"In some sea-side resort, I was cutting his hair" (she had never cut hair), "Some group of kids ratted him out as a spy."
"I wish I could write screenplays. (She used to work in film) "A love story gone wrong. A movie we wouldn't go see -- too real"
She turns, staring at and through the darkened TV