The Bus Little Essay

702 words - 3 pages

The Bus Story, Told By Little Man " I'm sick of it, everyday when we go out for the bus all dem' white people, with dem' buses always get us wet. It ain't fair, we don't do nothing wrong." " Don't worry about it little man. Dem' white folk just think they're all big, don't let it get to ya." "But big ma." "Little man." "Fine." That day we went out for school early but I had a feeling that the bus was going to get us. When we got to the crossing we still had time to spare "Hey do you hear that." "No." "Listen." "T.J. you're hearin things." "Hey I hear it, its getting closer." A motor noise was coming closer. In the distance we could see something, but it wasn't a bus. It was Mr. Granger's Packard, a silver one, one of a kind. After that the bus came. I didn't want to be embarrassed again. With little time an nowhere to hide, we decided to try to jump to the bank, but unfortunately we couldn't make it. We landed in the slimy gully. I was so mad, the water was up to my chest. I tried to throw a clump of mud at the bus but it fell several feet away. After that incidentStacey promised me that this would never happen again, or at least for a long time. Then Jeremy came, he tried to cheer us up but it wasn't working. If we weren't in such a terrible mood I...

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