Smooth piano keys. Dappled sunlight through cool glass. I play.
Bell rings, door shuts. Quiet room.
Outside, scurrying. Timetable out. Physics: ground floor, third on the right. Timetable in.
Bang on time.
Watching. Noting. Questioning. Questioned.
Bell rings, harsh dissonance. Flood out. Next.
Breaktime. Bag off. Dining hall. Hot chocolate. Halfway through laughing; bell rings. Panic – English? Mug away – pick up bag – catch up with others – into lesson –
Lunchtime. Bag off. Dining hall. Long queue.
Warm food. Warm laughs. Warm stomach.
Choir. Sight-sing. Just eaten: can’t project.
Outside, fresh air. Scan for bag. Oh yeah: it’s where I left it.
Last lesson, maths. Read, reread. Questions. Solutions.
Bell rings. Home-time buzz, not for me.
More choir. Favourite. Off by heart.
A typical day for me at school, and I thought it would be interesting to strip it down to the bare essentials. What did you think of the style? Was it too abstract? Let me know!