Lesson in Life
Word count: 98
“Seriously? You’re taking a picture of a mountain?”
Ryan sighed. Why this loser?
“Reach beyond your limits,” the Professor had said. “See beyond the box,” he’d said.
“…and pair up.”
Ryan, the new guy, was left agog at the speed with which the other photography students found their partners. Once the dust had settled, he came face to face with Duncan. The class collectively snickered.
Now he knew why.
“It’s life!” Duncan’s teeth protruded. “See? A boring façade that foregrounds the exquisite!”
Ryan eyerolled, and wondered if Duncan would look less boring with that camera up his ass.