April is Indeed the Unkindest Month, and May Just Sucks

Andrea Rinard
5 min readApr 26, 2019
They’ve stopped even trying to look like they’re on task.

“Why aren’t you in a better mood? It’s almost summer?”

Yeah, but it’s NOT summer yet. It’s that liminal time of year that teachers know and loathe: late April and May. Sure, we’re thisclose to being able to pee whenever we want and to taking more than fifteen minutes to eat our lunch, but we still have to get through the last weeks. And they’re pretty awful.

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Andrea Rinard

I’m a Florida native and MFA candidate in fiction. You can see my published work at www.writerinard.com.