now," Mrs. Jibbles
barked, "or heads will roll."
dutifully took their seats.
better, poodles. First, we have a new student.
Stand up please, Miss Rayin."
Summer got up
slowly - she hated being the center of attention.
class, is our newest student, Summer Rayin. Say
class," the students chorused.
dumpling. You can sit."
class, today we will continue our anatomy lesson
from last week. Does anyone remember what we were
A round boy
with pumpkin colored hair that stood at attention
on his head, said. "We were talking about
why Junior passes gas."
Mrs. Jibbles bellowed.
The boy padded
out of the room and Summer noticed the class grew
interruptions, right, my strudels?" Mrs..
Jibbles said, "We were discussing the
take out your homework."
reached in their desks and pulled out frogs in
all sizes and colors. Summer looked at Mrs.
Jibbles expecting rage, but a broad smile painted
the teacher's face.
jumped around the room.
very well done children." She turned to
Summer. "You can look on with Prudence, dear."
at the tiny tree frog still sitting on Prudence's
desk and was reminded of the poisonous frogs she
saw at the zoo over the summer. She sank further
into her chair.
have we learned about the digestive system so far?"
Mrs. Jibbles asked.
girl with platinum braids that brushed the floor
raised her hand. "I know, I know."
small intestine is over twenty feet long."
I think you'll be the first to see my surprise,"
Mrs. Jibbles said.
murmured with excitement as Mrs Jibbles raised
her shirt and exposed what should have been a
pink belly. In its place was clear glass
displaying her pulsing bowels.
jumped from their seats and rushed to the front
of the room to see Mrs. Jibbles innards. Two of
the boys began to scuffle, fighting their way to
the front of the line. Fists and curses flew.
kiddies, you must be very excited. Wait your turn
dears, wait your turn." Mrs. Jibbles said.
took turns pressing to the round glass window in
their teacher's stomach.
to make herself small.
When they had
all had their turn looking at Mrs. Jibbles
digestive system they took their seats, giddy
from the thrill.
A sound from
the hallway got their attention.
The door swung
open and a gurney rolled in. "Ok, class.
Ready for our hands-on lesson of the digestive
system?" Mrs. Jibbles said with a grin.
turned to the sheet covered body to see a shock
of orange hair poking out the top.
to make herself invisible.