A Change in My Life - Original Writing
The significance and intensity of a single word can be beyond
imaginable. A word used correctly in a sentence can emphasise
different aspects of your life. This can give you the power to look at
things close up and magnify faults to help you understand what needs
to be altered to achieve the lifestyle you'd always dreamt of.
I never thought a word that my friend who dropped out of school came
up with would change my perspective on life. I was proved wrong.
The British sun was beating down on my head; I could feel the heat
through the window. The traffic was hectic; I was stuck on an
overcrowded number thirteen bus on the way back from a session of
shopping. I closed my eyes reminiscing the times that I stared at my
reflection in the mirror.
"You look like shit!" I'd listen to my words echo in the back of my
head till it put a suicidal impact on my life, till masochism was an
option. I took a glance out of my window, hoping for a miracle to come
I saw a boy, five foot eleven, baby face with an unforgettable smile.
We made eye contact and I saw a sparkle in his eyes I'd never
previously seen. I looked away, to the people on the bus and I got off
at my usual stop. I was crossing the road and I saw him approaching
me. My nerves took the best of me as I saw him face to face.
I stopped and stared; my heart was beating faster than ever. I scanned
him from head to toe, Dolce and Gabbana hooded jumper, Valentino
trousers and Nike Air Max's. I was stunned.
"Wha gwan David"
"Damn how'd you know my name?"
To tell the truth I didn't know him, but I felt the urge to get to
My pulse must've dropped drastically as just walking by his side gave
me a sense of comfort. In our in depth conversation we had a level of