The confession came bubbling
from the girl’s mouth like a fountain
as her eyes began to pour tears.
“It was me! I’m so sorry!
My boyfriend told me to hold it
Even the cops seemed surprised
at her hysteria.
“I don’t even smoke pot!” she wailed.
“I don’t do drugs! None of them! Nothing!”
“Julie,” our teacher said,
Julie bawled so loudly
that teachers and students
poked their heads out of classrooms
to see what was going on.
The cops appeared embarrassed,
but they assumed authority and took Julie
(and the incriminating bag of marijuana)