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At Least it Wasn’t the Dog

A 100-word microfiction about homework excuses

Photo by Chris Henry on Unsplash

“Jimmy, I am not seeing your social studies homework about this year’s election season. It was due this morning immediately following the vote. Where is it?”

“I finished my paper. I swear Ms. deGrasse Tyson. It was good too! It was all about the 2020 Presidential Debates and Polls. You would have loved it. I was…




“‘Great things come in small packages,’ they say. But I’ve noticed small things also come in small packages.” —J.A. Taylor

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