BEGININGS OF TROUBLE
I walked down the dark Mink Street while kicking the cans lying on the ground with my hands inside my jacket’s pockets. An old grey van suddenly stopped beside me, I stopped to see who was inside. The window unwinds and Ten’s huge face appeared.
“Hop in” he said.
HE NOTICES MEI sat on the washing machine while I wrote the names of all the people coming to fetch their clothes. They were a few people this time but still there was a lot of work needed to be done.“Siren where were you last night?” my mother asked out of the blue while handing a young woman her basket.
TEN’S POSSESSIONThe streets were empty and Apple was nowhere to be found. I was sure she had gotten tired of waiting for me and decided to head home, after all it was hot.“Damn Siren” I said while wiping my sweaty forehead with my hand.The warm air rushed through my nose causing my nose to hurt, almo
SUMMER TROUBLESI slowly walked down the dark hallway. Mesmick suddenly emerged from the shadows running pass me.“Mesmick!” I yelled but he didn’t stop running.The hallway got narrower and narrower until I could no longer see him. Suddenly a loud baby cry shot up from nowhere rapidly taking me back to
MORE SECRETSI sat on the washing machine while I secretly watched my mother who was folding some clothes inside the huge red basket. She hadn’t said a word to me after what had happened last night. I slowly moved down the washing machine as I courageously walked up to her.“Mu…” I tried to speak but she interrupted me by saying, “Here, I want you to take this basket to Mrs. Libra in the K-building, room number 35 and
FRIENDSHIP AND SELFLOVEWe stared at the horizon watching the sunset. Hours had passed with us on the wall of Regions.“You’ve been really scarce these days” Apple said out of the blue. “Where were you?”I moved my face toward her as I said,
FRIENDSHIP AND HIDDEN SECRETSI took a long stare at the memory wall where all the pictures of all the deceased pupils were hung to pay their respect. I walked toward Mesmick’s photo and placed down ‘Twinkie’ my sunflower near it then recycled a short prayer before leaving.I suddenly spotted Apple standing near my classroom. I was sure she was looking for me as I quickly fixed myself then moved toward her.
CONFESSIONAND TEARSIsat on my bed with my legs crossed as I ran my eyes on Sorrow’s historytextbook. My eyes were now aching and everything I was reading was becomingblur. I finally dropped the textbook on my bed then reached my hand on my phonewhich on the drawer just beside me.Istared at Apple’s number for a minute before tapping on it. It started ringingbut no one picked it. Something was wrong, Apple never let her phone ring forthat long, let
PAINING HEARTS AND COLD HEARTSI sat on the benches in the waiting room with my hands trembling.“Siren!” yelled a familiar voice. I rapidly got up and spotted Jack who was a few steps away from me. Tears slid down my cheeks just after he hugged me as I tigh