Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Setting: Urban neighborhood, Los Angeles, after school, early June
Weather: Breezy, blue skies, sunny and seventy degrees
Players: Group of boys, aged ten to twelve, one with one broken arm, all dirty
Racial Makeup: three white, two Asian, one African-American
Props: a large cardboard box, plastic guns, lacrosse sticks, orange cones
Boys run around screaming incredibly loudly until Mother steps outside and screams,
Woman turns around to go inside.
Boys start running around screaming.
Brown UPS truck drives down street. Boys run alongside it, shooting fake bullets at driver. Driver, a young man, obliges with fake shooting sounds and his hand in a fake gun pose.
Mother goes inside and shuts door and windows.