No Name I Know

Laura Taylor is in the first year of her combined honours degree in Creative Writing and English Language.

He was the living embodiment of a question mark.

The lone mystery novel

on a bookshelf of teen fiction.

He scratched his answers into blank paper

too private for anyone to read.

He twirled his pen like a baton

between his fingertips

but it wasn’t quite graceful enough

to be gymnastic.