Feeding the Moonfish - Summary Summary & Analysis

Barbara Wiechmann
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Summary

Feeding the Moonfish is Barbara Wiechmann's one-act play about a boy and a girl drawn together by natural forces and the inevitability of destiny.

Late one night on a dock near a saltwater lake in Florida, a young man about twenty years old named Martin listens to the sound of female voices beckoning him closer to the water. The voices ask about his day, whether he is tired and what he is thinking about. Martin replies that he wants to see "him," but the voices insist that Martin first close his eyes and tell them that they're beautiful.

Martin insists that he wants to see "him," and the voices say that "he" will be here soon. Martin talks about his wish to fly and to fall into the clouds and tumble around effortlessly. Martin tells the voices that his real life is...

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