Descriptive Essay Favorite Place

731 words - 3 pages

My favorite place is sitting on my back porch on an early summer morning. The small

concrete back porch sits in the back of my home near the woods and the garden. The area

is very isolated and peaceful. There are no sounds of human life, cars or anything to

alter nature. After awakening in the mornings, I remove the everlasting sleep from my

tired eyes and walk to the small warming porch. I enjoy this time alone to gather my

thoughts and feelings for the day.

The old iron furniture squeaks and wobbles when it is sat upon. The umbrella waves

with the wind, as if waving to say good morning. The grill adds smells of a pleasant

mix of last night's barbeque and old charcoal. Freshly brewed coffee and the sharp smell

of summer also mix in the air. Sitting on the morning dew damp chairs and listening to

the wind as it brushes with softness. Bright white light startles me for a moment as I start

to awaken for a new day. The squirrels start to come out slowly as if they are playing

hide and seek. The trees are large and close together as they slap in the wind. Crisp air

has a smell of summer flowers and lilac. The white tin metal building stands on the edge

of the woods. The squirrels climb over the building as if children playing in the yard. A

few clashes of sticks and acorns across the tin roof sound as waves against the ocean. I

look further to the side and see a fresh vegetable garden growing. The beautiful deep

green color of the garden has specks of yellow, red and orange breaking through. The

garden has a wide variety of vegetables growing, the tomato plants stand tall as if they

are they the leader in the group. The cucumber and potato plants crawl across the

ground as if they are sneaking up on the other plants. The birds fly over to the feeder

near the garden for morning breakfast and sing in melody with one another. The blue

jays play with each other as almost in a small fight to see which one can get to the feeder

first. A few other birds come to the feeder and...

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