Good day, my fellow Steemians! Time for Friday Fictioneers. This week's photo is courtesy of J.Hardy Carroll, a fine writer to be sure. Our hostess is über-talented Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who, without fail, shows up weekly with a new challenge. 'Twill be most interesting to see what the 80-odd other writers in this challenge come up with. If you should care to check it out, please click on Monsieur Frog right below. Maybe you have an idea of your own? Then do join in! It's free! It's fun! It's a great way to learn how to 'cut the fluff' from your writing...
The Power of Teachers
"Do you remember when Mrs. Bell made us sing that stupid song in music class?"
"Ring, ring, ting-a-ling, hello. Ring, ring, ting-a-ling hello.
When the telephone is ringing, I'm the one who comes to answer...
Ring, ring, ting-a-ling hello!
Lucy made a face. "Like I want to remember that witch. She hated my guts."
"Really? For me it was Miss Dunn."
"She always made me feel so stupid..."
"Dunn marked me down, said school was too easy, I didn't have to try..."
"Took me years to gain my self-confidence back."
Teachers can really make or break a child, can't they?