This is a submission for Friday Fictioneers, a challenge to write a 100 word story based on the photo prompt. It’s a lot harder than I remembered, but I got there eventually.
“May? Are you in here?”
After a pause, the music classroom door closed.
Nestled under the piano, she tucked her costume skirt over her feet. The show would go on without her. She didn’t care if they were angry. The last exam was finished, and she wouldn’t see her fellow students again.
There was no mum or dad waiting in the audience to watch her.
A folded flyer for A Midsummer’s Night Dream propped up a stool leg.
She thought of Alice, proudly waving the flyer, proclaiming her big sister was a fairy.
May reluctantly left her hiding place.