Water by the Spoonful - Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

Quiara Alegría Hudes
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Part 1 – Fountainhead (now referred to by his real name, John) and Haikumom (now referred to by her real name, Odessa) meet for coffee. At first, John deflects Odessa’s questions about how long he’s been clean, their conversation eventually leading to Odessa’s interest in Buddhism, which emerged once she finally decided to put Catholicism behind her. Eventually, Jon confesses that he’s been using for two years. Odessa, meanwhile, reveals she’s been clean for seven and still craves crack every single day, adding that she uses the computer and the chatroom as a lifeline to sobriety and sanity. He tells her he wants to be sober for his family, but she tells him to stop talking about them and do the work of getting sober. As she continues to speak frankly, almost harshly, to him, at times offering him contact information...

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