How beautifully written. Definitely my new BlogCrush…
(after preliminary words, the trial begins)
“I will tell the whole truth, not part of it, and nothing else besides it, truth.”
Prosecutor: Where were you and what were you doing on the night of September 13, 2011?
Arabic student: It’s hard to say exactly….yesterday seems so long ago. I think I was at home, probably working on the balcony or something like that.
Prosecutor: What do you mean by working? Were you doing your “Arabic homework?” Is that right?
Arabic student: Well, yes…..when I come home from classes sometimes I take a nap but then usually I go outside and do homework and watch the bats flap around the tree that encroaches upon…
Prosecutor: That’s quite enough! So you were doing homework. Was there anything unusual about that night?
Arabic student: No, I don’t think so….I think I remember being stressed out by how much homework I had. I…
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