Night School

by Louise Yeiser

"You look beautiful today," my classmate whispered in my ear. I felt the red fly to my face and heard his 31 years screaming at my life's middle ground. I've had my eye on him since the beginning. Long and lean, with commendable shoulders and brown eyes, all droopy and heavily lashed, that make me want to dig around in my bookbag for something like my pen or a highlighter or my lipstick. I would love to see how he'd fare with twenty more years under his belt. Maybe we'd find something else to do besides fidget side by side in English class.


Louise Yeiser, author of Teatime Tangent, is a writer and student who lives in her spare time.