Religion In Schools

double-yolked chicken egg
four leaf clover
smear one dandelion blossom (yellow) under your chin

He sat at his desk, waiting for the talking part to get over. None of it made much sense anyway. Paper passed down the aisles, take one and pass the rest. Name at the top. How did his last name go again?

rabbit’s foot
two-headed coin
tootsie-roll pop wrapper with the #4 sailboat

All of his powerful totems, safely tucked away in a red knapsack, surely they would provide the protection and wisdom he needed to get through the test. Oh deargodinheaven, why is the plus sign tipped over like that?

melted plastic army man, the one with the bazooka
the note where she checked the YES box