Timmy Brown

“Mr. Dignam, we’re all here”, said Lucy.

Mr. Dignam didn’t hesitate. He launched into a monologue.

“Look at you. You’re all exactly the same as him. Jamie, you’ve got glasses. Charlie, you’re paler than Dakota. Billie, you couldn’t catch if I dropped a ball in your hands. Alex, you’ve got long hair. Kai, you’re slow as a snail. Each one of you is the same in some way as Dakota. None of your insults make any rational sense. Every time you hassle him, you’re the one looking stupid.”

“So”, Jamie drawled.

Everyone shrugged and went their own ways. Mr. Dignam walked towards his office. Dakota’s torturers ambled towards the school cafeteria.

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Timmy Brown

Timmy Brown

Trying to live a good life, be a good dad, be a good marketer — and trying to stop caring about being ‘good’.