I was sifting through my old work, and found this, which I wrote when I was in 6th grade. It is based off of The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson, in Tessie Hutchinson's point of view.
*I'm keeping the same flaws that I made when I first wrote it. It's more genuine that way. :)
** Picture courtesy...
we meet our old friend as he meets an old pal from his former regiment.. he has been drinking rather heavily and this causes him some concern.. but to his delight he finds that his pal's troubles have a special interest for him and he derives a particular solace from his old fiends troubles
When I first met him he was trying to find a cheap way to be buried.. he decided on devoting his remains to the anatomy room where they would have to bury him for free..
Allister was fixated about his death burial and funeral to the exclusion of everything else ..
He developes a curious interes...
first few lines: Have you ever been walking on the street, and you could feel that someone is watching you? Like you feel the weight of there tired mysterious eyes? You can just feel the pressure. And the feeling when youâ€™re walking on the street alone at night and you se...
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Drew had been raised by his father. Once, when Drew was 8, he asked where his mother was. His father simply replied, shes no longer with us, frowned and went about his day. For a 8 year old, this meant she had died.
this is a story about a boy who lost his mother in the bombing.. he is struggling with manhood.
His father is indifferent to him.#
He is conflicted between the faith of his tribe and the way the soldiers break all the commandments .
he meets up with a strange old doctor , who is considered gift...
| Updated Jan 31, 2010
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