FENCING

He said he was going back to school. I was ecstatic, “That’s great!” I said.

“Yeah, I’ve gone through the catalogue and I’m really excited!”

“Wow! Well what are you going to major in?”

“I’m not sure about a major just yet, I want to start off with one class and see how it goes.”

“So what are you going to start with?”

“Fencing.”


I thought maybe I didn’t hear him right. “Fencing?”

“Yeah fencing.” He repeated himself, “Fencing.”

“Oh.” I repeated myself, “Oh.”