‘Butterworth is a prestigious college and we review all applications rigorously Master Smith.’
‘I’d expect nothing less Sir.’
‘Yet it seems your attitude is somewhat cavalier.’
‘How so Sir?
‘You were asked to write an essay defining bravery; you wrote three words and walked out of the exam hall.’
The Dean held up Smith’s manuscript and read aloud;
‘This is bravery.’
Written in response to weekend writing prompt found here: