This is the second voiceover script (the first is a poem called "Autumn's Theft," in my gallery). It's a short monologue I paired with the poem because I thought the themes fit nicely. I wrote this specifically for the piece, whereas the poem was written in high school.
Here's what I had:
"If only I could be captivated by the day’s events and others’ lives for more than five minutes. I might pass the time thinking on them. Emotionality could hold me for another five at most. I could let myself be taken by what I’ve heard and seen and immerse myself in feeling. But now I’m at a loss again. It may take me ten minutes to look back on my life, but I’ve reviewed the events so often they’ve lost their meaning, and I’m left with no sense of epiphany, and ten minutes to spare…
"And now it is when faith enters my thoughts. I’ve reached a stale mate with Him. Who abandoned whom first? Did I question my beliefs because of His absence, or did He abstain from my life because of my skepticism? What I believe, truly, I’ve not thought on. I’m afraid of what I’ll find, or what will happen when I raise the question…"