The Worm



“Lean towards me,” he whispered.

“No. Lean away.”

The teacher was watching.

“I have a surprise for you,” 

he cooed. “Down here.”

I leaned down, 

peered under the table,

then I saw it,

just hanging,


I don’t know

what the big deal is.

It wasn’t that interesting.

Honestly, I thought it was a worm.


Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741