sharpen the pencils eraser dust flies line all the chairs awaiting new smiles desks stand empty no laughter in the air quiet and lonely no scrape of a chair This year there are many classrooms that stand waiting in lonely anticipation for the voices of children…
“There’s a fire” a boy points it looks like dust the men go to check flames are raging inside a small school men and women rush saving everything they can “Get out before the roof falls” fire brigade of 25 children “pump pump pump” children carry 20 to 30 pounds of water I try toContinue reading “Fire #Uganda #Atozchallenge”
Are you sure I am ready? Everything is here pens, notebooks, binders, art supplies. /> Are you sure everything is here? What about a sack lunch???? I don’t think I can do this!!!! Mom I’ve been going to school for 14 years. maybe it was never putting me on a bus at 5 that hasContinue reading “First Day of School #flash fiction”
They told me it would be fun that I would be the head liner a head turner the head of my class I wasn’t expecting it to end like this…. Susan is a class act. Each week she hosts micro fiction monday over at stony river. Check out the great micro fiction and join in.
Laughter peals of joy balls bouncing on the playground the bell rings feet running time to come in looking out the window dreams of what tomorrow will bring? child wonders hoping for lifetime of new things echos of a world gone by children’s children listen to the school bell ring Calling children today sounding sameContinue reading “Americana: The Old School Bell”
Driving to school to the doctor back again you forgot your… * I might have a GPS but what I really need is a test to see if I am still sane * What hamster running in a wheel doesn’t take a rest and squeal * The only thing squealing from me is the soundContinue reading “Just Hail the Taxi (I mean mom)”