Collage Diaries 24Collage Diaries 24Collage Diaries 242 days ago in General Fiction More Like This
“You look like a sack o’ shit.”
Every sound, every syllable, every word cut itself deep into Emil’s deteriorating soul as he rolled off to the side and stared at the ceiling above him. It was late afternoon now. He was still in his bed. On a Wednesday.
Emil had skipped all his classes.
“I feel like a sack of shit,” he told Leon who had just gotten back from his economics class. “What time is it?”
“It’s…two hours until dinner.”
Emil sat up like a spring toy. “Why didn’t you wake me?! I had lecture today!”
“So did I.”
He furiously punched his pillow and flopped back down on his springy mattress. “Leon…I’m so screwed.”
His friend hadn’t changed his smug reaction. “Ice, like, you don’t have to go to class every day in college. It’s not the end of the world. No one takes attendance.” But some classes did. In fac