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He told them to meet him by the old garage

He would teach them a lesson, they’d see

Still, he wondered if any of them would show

Hands in pockets, he made noise, with his keys

Nervously, he waited for the boys to arrive

He thought it would be easy, it was not

And he began to doubt himself, second guess

Was it really all worth it, to be a big shot?


Author’s Note:  Parents, please teach your children the importance of kindness to others.  Being a bully isn’t cool, nor is it rewarding.  As the mom of a child who was bullied, I feel very strongly about it.  I did something to stop it, by going through the proper channels, including getting the police involved.  Don’t ignore the signs.  Pay attention.  Please…  For more info visit www.stopbullying.gov

December Writing Prompt – keeping his hands in his pockets, he nervously played with his keys – Day 15/31

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