This is a work of fiction and forms a part of the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. I will attempt to write a new story based on the word for the day every day during the month of April.
She always dreaded Parent Teacher Meetings- none of Xerxes’ teachers seemed to understand him.
“Xerxes is bright. He could do so well, if he only applied himself.”
“I asked Xerxes to write an essay, but he drew a cartoon strip. How is he going to score marks this way?”
“Can’t you tell Xerxes to stick to the topic? He gives the most complicated answers to the simplest questions.”
“At this rate, Xerxes will soon need remedial lessons.”
She knew she should have minded, but she didn’t. In a world populated by Xerox copies, she knew her son was an Original.
A Drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.