Write about someone who’s spent a whole year planning a big prank, and now they’re finally ready to pull it off.
Posted in Middle School on Oct 26, 2022
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“The Beat of Bongos” by Ashlyn Marie
Ba da, bum ba. Ba da, bum ba. Ba da, bum ba. Sea lions poke their heads out of reverberating ocean waves, a glint of amusement in their rounded eyes. Grand, chestnut males and elegant, tan females dart through the sea from all directions, and some swim in swirls that seamlessly flow with the water. They scramble to shore, their barks like halting trains frightening nearby life.Tabora chortles, the bongos limp in her arms, and Fonzi beams with a faraway look. He tends to do that, particularly when enjoying the view of L...
“The World's Greatest Prankster” by Kanika G
Tanya waved her employee ID in front of the attendance device that recorded her in and out timings in the office with a beep each day. As she waited for the elevator to reach the eleventh floor, Tanya peered at the clear blue sky and the sprawling, lush-green campus of her company, an IT organization, through the tinted glass window, and grinned in anticipation of the day ahead. Today was no ordinary day. <...
“Retreat” by H L McQuaid
CW: bears and swears“You sure we’re going the right way?” Jon asks as the Land Rover bumps along the rutted dirt road. Though it’s only late afternoon, the tops of the trees stretch overhead, their limbs intertwining like fingers to form a dark canopy that filters out the light.“I’m fairly certain,” Andreas says, with a hint of a Swiss accent. “Though…” he pauses as he holds his phone closer to the Rover’s moonroof. “I’m not getting any signal here.”“Kara,” Jon says, glancing in the re...
“All Too Innocent” by Angelina S.
March 11th, 202012:27 pm“Ok, tell me once again that we are doing this for real.”“A-VEEEEVA, this is the last and final time I’m telling you that we are DOING THIS FOR FRICKING REAL!” low-screamed Raina who was sitting right next to her staring at the short, but very loud teacher with big, beetle-like eyes.“Fine fine fine…and what if he finds out ‘twas us?” asked Aviva again.
“Black shirts, handcuffs and Duchenne smiles” by DEACTIVATED ACCOUNT
Black shirts, handcuffs and Duchenne smilesI straighten my black shirt, today is a special day and I need to look as if I am not ready for it at all. Moreover, I have no idea how I will kill you.I flick away a greenly beautiful beetle from my hair, the least I can do to look presentable. I am sorry that sorcery takes so much energy and will that I don’t have much left to be sorry, anyway who am I to ruin my cheery day?
“Tit for tat” by Scott Skinner
Until I met my girlfriend, the only holiday I cared about in April was 4/20. I’m sure when I was younger, I cared about Easter, but we’re not talking about baby Jim; we’re talking about grown man Jim. Jim, who’s got a car note and is paying $1700 in rent every month. Jim, who’s got $13,400 in his savings account, pulls in $120,000 OTE and is living with a girl who’s crushing it even more than him. Nancy makes $140,000 OTE. She pays the other $1700 for rent, and when the utility bill arrives, she covers all of it. I know, it’s pretty sweet...
“A Phool's Paradise” by Christina Reynolds
Most parents are barely adults when they start having children, and young parents can hardly be trusted with raising children, let alone naming them. I have a friend, quite the drinker, who named his first son Jack Daniels Bezrutczyk. Similarly, Mrs. Christmas, a teacher at a rival high school, named her daughter Mary. Yes, there are quite a few stories about children with odd names, but this is a true story about a girl, a name, and an historic prank. I knew the new family next door were the Phool’s—it...
“The Pranksta#5803” by Arwen Dove
I hate pranks.I hate anything to do with laughter. I hate fun.And I hate April fools’ day.This is precisely why my plans to avoid being pranked on April 1st were going to come alive in exactly 10 hours, 11 minutes and 4 seconds. It is time for April fools-less day to arrive. I didn’t go to school or anywhere today, I spent the whole day planning for tomorrow, April 1st, April fools’ day. Last year, my friends had pranked me by putting Charlie’s pet rat in my school bag. The year before that, ...
“A Change in Pluto” by Rose Quartz
It was a staggering spring day at school when Pluto decided to pull the spill-chocolate-milk-on-the-geeky kids-head game. I was the geeky kid. I was advised to communicate my sentiments to her because if I revealed to her how I felt and attempted to ask her to stop, there was a possibility she would. This idea swirled around my head and struck me in the gut when giggling was the only sound I could hear. ...
“April 1” by Varsha R
It was 5:00 a.m. The alarm clock let out the scream, loud enough to wake the entire residents of George street. He freed from the blanket that covered him and shut the alarm. He checked his mobile phone on his nightstand. "It's April 1. The day has come Noah" he said to himself. "It's the day I had waited for so long." He put his jacket on for a walk along the street. It was cold and like every other day Jess joined him...
“Date of Death: April 1st” by Marin Arvin
TW: suicide and graphic horror As I dressed myself casually for school, my excitement was consuming; I could not settle the anticipation building in my veins. It was April first, and the prank that I had been planning all year would be epic, so deceptive that everyone would believe it. Then I would laugh at them and reveal the truth: it was just a prank! It was a solid plan. I threw open the curtains an...
“The Most Elaborate Prank” by Fay Winter
Ooh, I'm gonna get her. I'm gonna get her good. It's April Fool's Day today, and my best friend just made me drink decaf instead of coffee. But she has no idea that I've just started to plan my own prank for her for next year. And it's gonna be epic. It's going to be hilarious and elaborate and amazing. "Man, Jake! I can't believe you fell for that! The simple switching the coffee and decaf labels...Man,...
“Open your eyes” by Aboh Pride Akom
I open my eyes. I am readying myself for the morning. A golden cheekbone lined by the rising sun, beautiful in its simplicity. I touch it, once, her skin warm under my fingers, a reminder of how alive we are. How young we are. We are teenagers. Our hands are clumsy, too big for our skinny limbs, not sure where to go or what to think. These hands hold pens, and books, and dreams. We discuss the future...
“The old Type writer 1940” by Tariq Saeed
Youth is crazy ,is an old saying ..Jimmie,Ronie and blonde girl Luna ,busy planning the April Fool. “This year we Will do something new and adventurous” pursued Ronie. Ronie,you did wrong with the teacher and Now you are in warning “. Luna smirked.Ronie brought his grandfather’s old type writer of 1940 .They typed a letter to a stingy jeweller ..They drafted for Rupees Ten lacs from the Jeweller and also warned him, in failure ,they would kill him.Jewellar shop was opposite to a restaurant, from there they three amusingly watching the Jew...
“Fool's Mate” by Nettle Swanson
March 27, 2020 In most parts of the world, 2020 started off normally. The clock struck twelve and we embraced the new decade with open arms. This was the year of change, hope, and equality. We didn’t know what was coming. At work, and in the news, we heard rumors about a new virus in Asia. People made jokes online about how we needed a new virus to deal with overpopulation. We thought it was funny. We thought it was so...
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