by Robert Bates
wants to beat your ass, Julian had warned
me at the beginning of the school day.
More like Mark
is going to beat my ass. Everyone knows
I cant fight. I sit in my seat wondering
what will happen next.
Julian sees my
worried face and says, Relax, I got your
walks out and I can feel Mark watching me.
whispers, Itll be really funny if you
win, into my ear from her seat beside me.
I turn and
Mark is in my face. He pushes me and I
instinctively push him back.
He hits me.
Then Im on the ground. Completely
I wait for
another punch to come but it never does. I
finally regain my senses and get up to see Julian
holding Mark with his arms pinned behind his back.
are going to do something, do it now, he
says, struggling to hold him.
I hit Mark
three times with my left hand then he elbows
Julian and breaks free. He charges at me
and before I can react his fist connects with my
I wake up with
Rachel in my face.
pretty funny too.