Committed writers dedicated to working together to produce excellent poems, short stories, drama, life writing, and creative non-fiction

Why not contact us for more details about our small, mutually supportive monthly meetings? Don't be shy. No need to be brave!

Sheila 01823 67 28 46

Valerie 01884 84 04 22

Monday 14 March 2011

Hell is...

As we know,
There are known knowns.
There are things we know we know.
We also know
There are known unknowns.
That is to say
We know there are some things
We do not know.
But there are also unknown unknowns,
The ones we don't know
We don't know.
—Donald Rumsfeld, Feb. 12, 2002, Department of Defense news briefing

9.25am. The headmaster slumped in his armchair. 

Yesterday’s Governors’ Meeting had been fractious, the Chairman requiring detail and evidence. Are all policies compliant? Show me that Mrs Fry’s dismissal followed procedure, exam results notwithstanding?

The phone shrilled; his secretary’s Mancunian whine announced that two welfare inspectors were in the office...

© Tim Scott
All rights reserved

No comments: