by Niles Reddick
refused to get in the car and go to kindergarten
because he had an erection and it could be seen
protruding in his khakis. His mother said it
would be fine, they needed to get going or hed
be tardy, and it would go away before they got
there, but he didnt believe her and thought
he needed to go to the hospital, that it might
them his whole life up to kindergarten, but hed
never noticed them before. She didnt know
what to say to him, but she found it humorous and
cupped her hand to hide smiles and giggles.
and Ill take you to see your dad at work,
she said. Hell tell you what to do
since he has one.
With that, the
boy jumped into the Oldsmobile 98, being careful
to keep the Batman lunchbox on his leg.
The father was
surprised to see the car pull up to the office
and came outside. Whats wrong?
Charlie said, pointing. It wont go
down and everyone will make fun of me.
push it to the other side, the dad
and immediately, the fathers prediction
came true. Its gone. Thanks, Dad.
thing, said the father, patting him on the
head and smiling at the mother.
tardy for kindergarten, but the teacher didnt