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D disliked starting each day.  She'd rather
squander her time writing of dusty dreams
late at night by candlelight.  This bothered

F who loathed the part where father must wake
unwilling daughter firmly from slumber.
Her eyes remain sleep-stained until M rakes

a warm washrag across her face.  Brother
e, now a teenager who refuses
to capitalize his name, walks sister

to the bus-stop where B drives them to school
with a frown on his face.  J, K, and L
form her usual clique.  They chat until rules

force them to part ways when they'd rather stay
and gossip about H--though, i don't know
what they see in him.  G drones on today

about grammar (they still teach that?) until
even the bell is exasperated
and offers to sound in pity and fill

the halls with familiar hullabaloo.
On the way to her next class, D spots O,
her friend whose affinity for junk food

has left her with contours that even eggs
must envy.  They walk to Mr. A's class
where algebra awaits and students beg

for a reprieve to no avail.  D sits
by Q who likes math after a quirky
fashion (and likes D more but won't admit

it).  O passes D a note from across
the room that depicts A as a hog-beast.
They're busted when D overzealously

giggles.  Mr. A remains unamused,
probably because the joke has nothing
at all to do with math.  Lunch!  D assumed

she would sit with J, K, and L; but boys
S, T, and U have monopolized their
attentions.  She sighs and quietly joins

the lunch line behind X and Z.  The pair
disagree as to who was first, but I
settles it by skipping past them both, fair

and impartially.  Y serves sloppy scoops
filled with foods of dubious origins.
D looks disgusted and barely recoups,

her skin a green avocadoes would die
for.  She gives up on lunch and hopes nurse N
will take pity on her condition.  "Lies,"

says N who clearly wasn't born yesterday.
D dutifully doodles through science
and history, wishing the day away

as any dedicated student would.
P and R were unimpressed with her day-
dreaming in their classes (which they think should

captivate any child's attention for
the duration) and plan to hold parent-
teacher conferences.  D heads for the door

as soon as she can and watches reruns
of The C Show on television until
F and M (physically) force her to turn

it off.  She locks her room and she pretends
she were more like voluptuous V with
a glamorous job.  She writes and suspends

the night with unfair tales of how W M
could be and jots down her ideas, too new
to replace her previous dusty dreams.
I was Q.

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Daily Deviation

Given 2005-02-23
A is for Algebra by ~jeconner takes a normal school day and adds a twist of math. ( Suggested by imperfect and Featured by ndifference )
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La-Dolly-Vita Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2008
:clap: Great work, congrats on the DD :deviation:
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Pinocchio-Liez Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2006
Damn...and that's all I can say...Wow!
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GunShyMartyr Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2006
Ha! This amused me greatly. I'm impressed you managed to get a story in, too.

Well done. DD was well deserved. :)
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fraterm Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Quite nifty. Didn't see this back when the DD occurred. Well deserved.
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daffodils Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
pure brilliance
you handle words with such vivacity and care, i admire your freedom
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pdRydia Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2005
A thoroughly enjoyable read. Thank you.
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jarofjuice Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2005
This was very fun to read :) Well worth the daily deviation.... great effort!
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Rikaierain Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2005
Hmm... That was fantastic :) I've never read anything written with a twist like that; I found it a very interesting read. Fantastic job.
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OpalRose Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2005
Did you ever tell D how you felt?
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jeconner Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2005
(crushed)
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