An Ode to Coughing

It was my first lecture back and I was so excited, until I felt a tickle in the back of my throat! Oh No! I thought to myself. Then out it came, a massive cough! I could feel all eyes turn to face me, even the lecturer stopped talking! EMBARRASSING!! But wait, what’s this? I look to see my notes covered in a clump of lung tissue! I held it up triumphantly – ‘Look everyone, ITS NOT COVID! You’re all going to be fine!’ and the room erupted with dry heaves of pure glee