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Invigilation is a slow game of Pacman. There are, however, no winners;

Just teachers entrenched in those aisle

Picking up dropped pencils and adjusting facedown student cards- bored out of their minds

Knowing fully well that their only escape is a quiet classroom and a pile waiting for that red tick- Or red cross.

Students, stuck in their seats filling pages and pages with dates and sums and reasons in hopes that they will will be rewarded. Sometimes merely waiting for the declaration: “Pens down!”

Indeed, this game of Pacman holds us all hostage!

am writing, Love & War, Prose, Ramblings, Soul Stuff


“When I’ve ticked all the boxes, I’ll be happy,” she resolved.

But what if happiness lies in the journey and not the boxes ticked?

am writing, Love & War, Prose, Ramblings, Soul Stuff

This Way

I wasn’t born this way.

I wasn’t born in pain.

Love & War, Prose, Ramblings

I’m Outchea

Me: eeeeek! I can’t wait! This is so cool! It’ll be so much fun! Maybe we’ll- or you’ll -I really hope you- eeeeeeek! I’m gonna burst, I swear…

You: *grinding* *pushing paper* *meeting* *trebble Vs base* Just all round busy. Got no time for lady teachers on holiday and have nothing better to do than wait for me😎

And then the online blings….

Me:*sigh of relief* I thought you were gone forever, but as it turns out…