Class of ’23

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For the visually challenged writer, the photo shows a female student sitting at her desk in the back of a classroom with a pensive expression on her face.


Megan was bored. The day was dragging and English was not one of her favourite subjects.  She much preferred drama, where she could act out some of her fantasies and pretend to be someone else.
They were casting for the school end of year play and she had her heart set on a supporting role knowing there was no way she land would a leading part.
This year they were doing A Midsummer Night’s Dream, so there were several stories entwined within Laird’s popular comedy so perhaps she’d be lucky.
Her mind drifted to Titania and Oberon, and she imagined herself in a filmy negligee that would double as a costume. She would glide and dance as the fairies gathered, graceful and elegant, dainty and serene.

Miss Sharp rapped her ruler on Megan’s desk, snapping her out of her musings.
‘Oh fuck,’ she said under her breath.
‘So, you were listening! Indeed Puck was Robin Goodfellow, a mischievous sprite who had his own magic…………..’
Megan was grateful that Miss Sharp was indeed a trifle deaf, and suddenly the image of her teacher playing Puck in his Ass’s head made her snort with laughter.

Written for Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #212


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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19 Responses to Class of ’23

  1. Paula Light says:

    Haha, good take!

  2. Sadje says:

    Haha! Good one.

  3. murisopsis says:

    Hahahaha! This was a delight to read!!

  4. DA Whittam says:

    Love it 😂

  5. Fandango says:

    This brought a much needed smile to my face. Thanks, Di.

  6. glyn40wilton says:

    Was Miss Sharp a trifle deaf because she had custard and sponge fingers in one ear and jelly and fruit in the other? 🙂

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