Short Story(Me And Loneliness) Essay

750 words - 3 pages

As the sun slowly started to fall in 1987, I waited impatiently for the bell to ring, tick….tick…..tick…..ring! I quickly ran out of school all the way home, I ran until my legs were begging for mercy like dogs begging for food. I ran until my lungs were just about to blow up. I ignored the disturbing smell of smoke that was looming in the streets in Broken Hill. The traffic was louder than it usually was, this time it actually had a car to accompany the lonely road today. The sun was a beaming torch, melting into a single puddle. I opened the door to my pigsty and muttered 'hi' to mum as I stormed to my bedroom and sobbed on the bed. I fished out my worn-out diary and as I was reading, tears dripped down my rough face like raindrops.…….I was walking down the street today, feeling excellent. I was glowing with glee, thinking about my friends, my overflowing popularity, but then that smile morphed into a frown. Why have they been so quiet and timid lately? Why haven't they been socializing with me? I tried to rack my brain for answers but as I was thinking, my 'former friends' confronted me with a solemn look on their faces. Suddenly everything went gloomy." Clive, we have something to tell you" my old buddy Redford mumbled with fear crawling all over his white, ghostly face. That fear instantly ran away and along came a brave face. " The gang thinks that you are actually decreasing our popularity so beat it! You've turned into a real freak, and your actually turning into a nerd! SO DON'T BE OUR FRIEND ANYMORE!'…. I continued to sob as I thought of that horrid day. I knew I had to win my friends back but how? I adjusted my glasses and I knew in my head that this isn't going to be easy.The next day I waited patiently in heaven's playground looking for the other kids. It was time to commence the difficult…Operation Make Some Friends. Slowly I waddled like a penguin to a bunch of playful kids. I...

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