The Principal’s Office

When I was bad, I’d get called in to the principal’s office.

During the long walk down the hallway, I’d start thinking of excuses.

"But what about Daniel? He wrote about divisions in the school. Angst. Conflict. Division. And what about Mary? She wrote that you were surly. A little bit surly. How’s what I did any different? Shouldn’t we have one standard for all writers? Is it because I’m Jewish? It’s because I’m 1/16th Chinese, ain’t it?"

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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