1 year ago
Thursday, August 26, 2010
100 Word Challenge: Teacher's Pet
"Teachers pet," she heard someone hiss just before closing the door quietly behind her. Buoyed up with a deep breath, she began the trek down the long corridor. On either side, children sat behind opaque walls unaware of each reluctant step carrying her closer to sticky paste, amber-colored liquid soap, and paint jumbled into one oppressive odor.
Approaching steps, jingling change and a soft tuneless whistle echoed down the passage urging her to stand on tippy-toes, desperately reaching for blood-stained paper.
"Here let me help you," he said pressing her budding body against the shelving; spiriting away her innocence.
This bit is in response to Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge. Go head... check out the fabulous writings of other 100 word scribes.
The photo above is a painting by my daughter that I photographed and added a crumpled brown bag texture to.