I wake up from my 5-minute nap, a much-deserved one. A nap I would have happily extended to the last day of my examination. A nap that researchers say is a necessary way to waste time, for the worthy cause of memorising formulae. A nap that will help me score 112% in tomorrow’s exam. #PotterheadReference
Ideally, I would have happily accepted a teeny-weeny five minute nap. I have too much to revise, and too little time to waste.
Realistically, I only got a 4 minute and 33 second nap. All thanks to that irksome noise of ‘caw-caw’, from the “supposedly” most intelligent bird: the crow.
I think that crows, of all animals, should understand the perils of being intelligent. Shouldn’t the crow just keep his beak shut when I’m asleep? His way of intruding on my 5-minute-siesta-cum-mini-movie-dream is super irritating. It does invite me to mix in some FewiKwik into the little wheat dough balls I feed him.
I know, that he’s only fulfilling his duty of being an annoying little smarty-bird. So, should I join my hand with his claw, and make a truce with him? What if I hang a pocket watch around his neck, and then request him to ‘caw-caw’ at exactly the time I tell him?
It would be a win-win for both of us. More so for me, because I would always wake up on time, never wanting to hit the snooze button on this alarm.
I fantasize further about teaching the crow to carry my pencil pouch to the examination hall for me, so that I could float along the passageway and into the classroom, smelling of geekiness, beauty and whatever hair product I’m using to keep my hair well-behaved.
My fantasy is interrupted when I hear the buzzing of the comments behind my back: I will never be able to shed my reputation of being a geek/nerd/topper/’padhaku’/’isko sab aata hai’ and so on.
Mood slightly deflated, I pick up a pencil to doodle on my open textbook. As my pencil scratches on the pristine white paper, I hear another ‘caw-caw’.
Infuriated, I growl. I feel a little bit of drool sticking to my lips, and realise with a panic: I never drool when I nap.
And right enough, I finally wake up, realising that my teeny-weeny 5 minute nap had metamorphosed into a 20-minute crazy crow dream.
Howdy folks! I’m back with a bang (or with a caw, should I say?) after two weeks of being missing from the blog. Today’s Wordy Wednesday prompt over at Blog-A-Rhythm inspired me to mix in all the prompts into one crazy story. A story, that is somewhat based in reality too. This one is dedicated to my exam-giving #FabFollowers. I hope you enjoyed the post! All the best for your exams 🙂