The Outing

They pulled and strained to walk
Ahead of her.
She struggled to keep them in line.

Under a cloudless summer sky,
All she could hear was the sound of their
Wheezing and panting.

Was she being paid enough for this?

 It was hard to tell who was in control: her or them.
She was barely in charge: as long as they didn't see

the squirrel.

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Kwe' aq pjila'si, I am Vice Principal - Aboriginal Education for Surrey School district in BC, Canada. (Formerly a coordinator of Library and Information Services for SD38) I teach a Library Administration course and an Aboriginal Issues course for UBC and have a Masters in Educational Technology and Learning Design. I am also proud to claim my Mi'kmaq heritage. Wela'lioq for visiting.