Befuddlement, part 2.
She sketched his perfect smile.
She drew his cruel heart.
She drew his loving arms.
She sketched his piercing eyes.
She made his ears that would not listen.
When she was finished, she smudged it all and wrote “BEDFUDDLEMENT” in big, bold, black letters across the page and stuffed it in his locker.
She cried, hoping he would finally get the message.