The Dewdrop

Dewdrops on casuarina leaves

A (Precisely) 100 Word Tale A primary school teacher is a cop, a judge, a doctor, a mind-reader, and finally, an educator. When two crying kids are in dispute, and neither can articulate themselves, what can a teacher do? “Cheer up, snowflake.” The teacher says to one. “Easy there, dewdrop.” He says to the other. … Continue reading The Dewdrop

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The Air Vent

pink air vent

A (Precisely) 100 Word Story Every day, the smoker precedes work by smoking next to the air vent. Every day, the secretary does her photocopying to avoid the smell of smoke. Every day, the boss makes coffee so he can peruse the secretary’s bum as she photocopies her documents. One day the smoker quits smoking. … Continue reading The Air Vent