A Rainy Day
That’s a gloomy morning. Everything seemed came from a black-and-white television receiver. I left home at 6:30 a.m. so that I won’t be late for the first class. When I was at the gate of neighborhood, I felt there was raindrop slide down through my bridge of the nose. It began to spot...
Pre-AP English I
7 November 2014
Thinking that everyone in Northwest Arkansas has a good place to live because everyone works at Wal-Mart, is a huge lie. In a census done in 2013, more than 2,429 humans don’t have home. And one of the worst things is that the majority...
Living with Parents and Living Alone
Living with my parents and living all by myself is like living on two totally different planets. There are considerable advantages and disadvantages with both situations. Living alone may seem like plenty of fun and freedom, but I did not realize that there were...
One morning I woke up and could not find my parents in the house. First I thought they were still asleep, but when I went to the kitchen I saw that my breakfast was on the table, and also a brief note from my mother. My mother informed me that I have to stay at home alone, as she needed to help her sister...
English Composition I
Compare and Contrast Essay
3 December, 2014
Living alone vs living with people
There is a significant difference which can affect people’s lifestyle, when they choose to live alone or with other people. It is one of the most important decisions in life. There are...
1. Temperature was very high. There was a lot of sweat; people were by my side all like sticked to my body, I couldn’t even move. I was about to fall. My floor was moving while my walls did too. Gangster music sounded high as hell. People was shouting instead of talking. Taking Diablo Rojos is the worst...
A Day when Everything Went Wrong!
I just cannot think myself lucky when a day of my life goes totally wrong. Recently after starting university a day made me totally upset and frustrated. It was a normal day but my mobile did not give any alarm in the morning so I woke up late. While I was in hurry...
The following text is a re-writing of a section from Tomorrow When the War Began, from the perspective of Chris Lang, who is one of the few not taken prisoner after enemy forces seized his hometown, Wirawee. This event gives us an insight into Chris’s character which is an introverted, highly intelligent...
I come from a very broken home. My mother has been through two divorces, and my brother struggles from the first one to this day. He has unresolved issues that are potentially poisonous to his environment. I have lived in...
My first day of high school was very intimidating, to say the least. I had been excited all summer, but when it time for the first day, I was petrified. I walked in and went directly to my locker. Everyone in the freshman hallway looked overwhelmed, so I knew I wasn’t alone.
When I got to my first...
The day she left me home alone.
Realizing when ones childhood is beginning to fade is not an event that can be targeted at an exact time in an individual’s life. Childhood begins to vanish differently for people based on culture, age, and life experiences. My childhood started to end when I was 7 years...
A blaring sound was shaking into that speedy white escort racing on the road. His hands were thumbing the steering wheel while “hold the line” was on the radio .The volume was louder every second, but Victor was careless about exploding his car speakers...
An Active Day at the Fire hall It was a warm afternoon in late August at my fire station located in Cheektowaga, NY. The kids were out for summer recess and it was shaping up to be a very hot day. I took the course of a normal day and woke up to a nice breakfast looking forward to a day of relaxation...
28 November 2011
Christmas has always been my favorite holiday of the year. Christmas is about coming together and showing love with family, traditions, and gifts. Every family has their own traditions whether it is putting up Christmas lights as a family...
Saying “I Do”
What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you think “marriage”? Do you smell a home cooked meal waiting on the table, after a long-hard day at work? Do you picture a beautiful home with a white picket fence? Maybe you think about a gorgeous white dress, that was altered to...
Michael O’Connor When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine Jhumpa Lahiri, a well-renowned author from London and of Bengali descent, offers the most down-to-earth short story about modern day immigration and the struggles they face in “When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine”. Throughout the duration of the story the narrator...
It was gloomy that day. The weather echoed my feelings, sad and listless. Everything around me was a dull, drab grey. Everything, except the sparkle of rain when it hit the road. That was silver. A ray of light in a dark place. The clouds hung low and showered blessings from the heavens on us mortals...
Hard as it is
In the coming days
I watch my friend
In her strange unnatural state
Don’t let her out of my sight
She trails off
Stares at nothing
Laughs at random
And the letters come
She waits at the window
And I listen at the door
Until one day I see by the sad look...
unforgettable day of my life
On my 16th birthday, on the 1st May 2012
I woke up not feeling good. I was home alone My father was away for work.
I was preparing myself for a day full of boredom when I received a text message form my father. He said “Happy birthday my dearest. Go into my room now”. I went...
My saddest day
Dad, I miss you…… I am 18 years old now. Within this eighteen years, there is one day that I never forget in my life-------26th March 2009. I lost my dad on that day.
I was in school that day. During the recess time, my friends and I went to canteen together...
Home Away From Home
Each small step it took to move into my new home meant bigger and brighter responsibilities. From the drive down to IPFW to when I laid my head down to sleep was a positive moment that changed my life. This transition was the beginning of a new chapter in my life that I was proud...
Darkness was upon us, the last beams of light shone down the street as the giant golden orb settled into the ocean, only to shine elsewhere. The waves crashed on the shoreline, each sounding different to the next. The last few beachgoers were starting to walk up the sand, mottled grey-blue...
When I turned 16, my parents began to allow me more freedoms that I had previously been
denied. They extended my curfew and reduced oversight over my life. It felt really good to see that
while other parents were still controlling every aspect of their children's lives and my parents were
movie The Sixth Sense is!” I thought to myself. “But what a pity I just missed the last bus so I have to walk home alone.”
It was not such a long walk back and luckily, it was not raining. The last time I missed the bus, the torrential downpour drenched me so badly that I caught a severe cold which...
The clapping, the hooting, the whistling: It was all very familiar. As I hurried toward the terminal at Baltimore-Washington Airport, where U.S. troops land after serving overseas, I spotted the cheerful retirees from Operation Welcome Home who applaud each servicemember returning from deployment. These...
A DAY ALONE IN MY HOUSE
It was a dark and stormy night.
I was alone at home and about to go to bed, when I saw a scary shadow figure at my window.
"Who’s there" I shouted.
Suddenly there was a flash of lightning followed by thundershower.
I saw a lion’s face followed by a scary...
A Day in the Life...
A typical day would involve me preparing for a subtle breakfast with a large cup full of coffee smoldering into a mug, indulging in my daily newspaper, answering missed calls that were placed overnight, feeding my cat tuna and water, showering, grooming, planning for my day, and...
apartments in Japan are even designed for cats or dogs to live comfortably in. Why do people keep pets? Of course, pets can’t live alone. They have to be fed every day. Their houses or rooms have to be cleaned often. Most houses have to be equipped with air cleaners because of their pet smells. These...
Idea of Home Analysis in Huckleberry Finn
Throughout the book Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck’s idea of home is portrayed as a place where he feels safe and where he can be himself. Huck discovers that what he really wants is somewhere to live where he will not be judged by society and can live...
I Wore a Mask, and My Face Grew to Fit it
Growing up, I wasn’t exactly accepted by a lot of people or anyone at all for that matter. I would sit every day in class minding my own and listening to the teachers. I did what was told and simply followed the rules like one is supposed to. At lunch...