Monday, April 16, 2012

When the test was over the children expected their mother would start playing with them again. They had forgotten that playing was not really their mother's thing, and that she would be suffering from a good many days of the post-test decompression through which she could only survive on raw cookie dough and Starbucks. In spite of the ongoing drama that is life, the two put flowers in their hair, found some flowy dresses and decided that life, while dramatic, goes on just the same. And they were happy.

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