Abracadabra

by Emma Warren

Class starts.
Al stands apart by Mary-Ann, awkwardly.
As half man, half aardvark, (and all arms)
Baths – says Al – lack charm.
Crazy, Mary-Ann always stays and stands.
And gasps.
Al hands Mary-Ann a pack:
“Hurrah! Classy Nasal Caps!” says Mary-Ann.
Aww: Happy at Last.