Revised March 18, 2016 to 99 words, no more, no less as inspired by
She entered the coffee shop across from Concordia University. They met here the first time five years ago. Some lectures pushed her buttons. Many fled to Psychology hoping “book smart” would make better therapists, muttering, “Enough of this learning by doing crap!”
“Work out your own shit”, most of her professors said, “Be aware of your red flags! You could do more harm than good.” The same group of mature students met here after each class. Together they formed a community of resources, compassion and knowledge.
she dreaded endings,
late arrival was more her style
…just couldn’t say goodbye.
© Cheryl-Lynn (Tournesol) 2016/03/18