I woke up to complete darkness.
"Do you need some help?" My
mom asked sitting next to me.
"No, I think I can do it." I
grabbed my guiding stick and felt my way around the
I heard my mom walk out my
door. Some of the things I like about being blind are that you
have very good sense of smell and hearing. I went to the chair I
had my clothes sitting on and went to the bathroom to get
"I'm coming." I told my dog
I opened up my bathroom door
and Brook put her nose to my leg. So I knew where she
"Hi, girl, how are you?" I
"Ruff." Is what Brook
"That's good." I said while
patting her head.
Brook came down stairs with
me. When we reached the bottom of the stairs I went to the
kitchen and I met my mom who helped me find the
"I some times wish that my
mom would let me do things by myself." I
"Here, is your breakfast
honey. It's at Twelve O'clock." My mom told me with pity in her
I ate my breakfast till it was
time to go to school.
"Well, I guess it's time to go
to school." My mom said.
I got up from the table and started for
the door. When I got outside Brook licked me good
"Don't worry I will be back after school."
I told her while patting her head.
I went into the car and waited for my mom.
"Ready to go?" My mom patted my
"Yes, mom." I said
My mom has always wanted me to
go to an all blind school, but I like being different from other
people and I didn't want to leave my friends.
When we got to the school my
friends came up to the car to meet me.
"Hey, Em." I heard Eva say
next to me.
"Em, how are you doing?"
"Hi, Eva and Matt. Oh, Matt
I'm doing fine." I told them while I got out of the car. "Bye,
mom." I said before she left.
My mom honked her horn in
We walked to the school doors
and went in side.
"So, Em did you hear about the
new kid?" Eva asked while holding Matt's hand.
"No, I haven't!" I said while
I shook my head.
"Oh, well all I know is that
his name is Andrew." Matt said to me.
"Well I hope I see him some
time to day." Right when I said that I felt both of there eyes on
me. "Guys, I mean I hope I meet him. Can't you just take a blind
joke?" I laughed.
"Sorry, Em we aren't used to
the blind jokes." They both had sorrow in there
"It's okay guys." I tried to
pat them on the shoulders, but I hit there head instead.
"It's okay we know you didn't
mean it." They both patted my head.
"Hey, don't mess up my hair."
"Well, I will see you guys at
lunch." I told them when we where at my class
It's nice having friends who
walk you to your first hour and also it helps that even though
I'm blind I know this school in side out.
I took my
"Good morning class we have a
new student today. Will you please stand up and tell the class
who you are." Mr. Ban asked.
"Hi, my name is Andrew Tomas."
The new kid said.
"Alright, it's nice to meet
you Andrew." Mr. Ban had a smile in his voice. "Emily, do you
mind if Andrew moves up to the front by you?"
"I don't mind." I told
I heard Andrew sit in the seat
next to me.
"Hi, my name is Andrew and you
are?" He said.
"Hi, my name is Emily, but my
friends call me Em." I told him while looking
"Why don't you look at me?" He
I didn't realize the time went
by so fast because the bell rang before I could answer the
question and I was happy I didn't have to answer it. I waited
till everyone was out the door before I got up.
"So, that's why you didn't
look at me." I herd a voice say.
"Yes, this is why I didn't
look at you." I snapped and walked off.
The rest of my
classes before lunch, I really didn't pay attention to. I just
kept thinking that I hurt Andrew's feelings.
"Hey, Em why are you in such a
hurry?" I heard Matt yell.
I turned into the direction I
heard his voice come from. I felt a tap on my right shoulder. I
let out a little yelp. I then heard Matt brake into
"That wasn't funny." I yelled
and stormed off.
"Oh, come-on Em you now I
didn't mean to scare you." He tried to hold in a laugh.
I stopped walking
so he could catch up. When he reached me he gave me a hug and
"I'm really sorry, Em." I
could sense he had sorrow in his eyes.
"I know you are…you just
sacred me that's all." I looked up at him.
We walked to lunch and met Eva
out at the lunch table.
"So are you ready to go get
lunch?" Eva asked me.
"Yeah, lets go." I started to
go up to the line.
We waited in the lunch line
and I got the main lunch. We then went back to the table and ate
our lunch. When we where all done we talked on how are day was
going. I told them that I met the new kid and I think I hurt his
"Well, he shouldn't have said
it that way to you." Eva said with confidence.
"Well, I still think I hurt
his feelings." I told her truthfully.
"You know what I think? You
should just give him the cold shoulder from now on." Matt
"But, that's not very nice." I
They both laughed at the tone
of my voice.
"It's not funny; I think I
will tell him I'm sorry." I got up and left the
I walked to my locker and put
my books into to it. I then went to the nurse's office and
"Can, I come lay down I'm not
feeling to well?"
"Oh, sure you can honey, just
go to the right and the bed will be in front of you." The nurse
I walked over to the bed and
laid down. Then I heard Andrew's voice.
"Nurse, my friend isn't
feeling to well." Andrew told the nurse.
"Okay, well my bed is being
used right now so just have him sit on the chair next to my
desk." The nurse said.
"So, you are the one using the
bed." I heard Andrew laugh.
"Yes, I'm and I also want to
say I'm sorry for the way I acted this morning." I played with
the crackly paper.
"Well, in order for me to
accept your apology you have to go on a date with me." I could
tell he was smiling.
"I will see you at ten
tonight." I heard him starting to walk out the
When school was over I got a
ride home from Eva. I also told her that I had a date
"Well, who is it?" She asked
"Well…well it's the new kid."
I put on a smile.
"He said in order for him to
except my apology I had to go on a date with him." I played with
"Well, since it is Friday you
call me when ever you want to dump his ass." She
"Okay, I promise if I want to
go home I will call you." I smiled at her.
I got out of her car when she
told me we where at my house. I said good bye to her and she
honked her horn when she pulled out of the
"Ruff, ruff!" I heard Brook
barking from the other side of the door.
I opened the door and Brook
licked my hand.
"Hi, girl! How was your day?"
I patted her on the head.
She licked my hand in response
to my question.
I walked to the kitchen and
felt for a bottle of water.
I walked to the door with
Brook at my side. All of a sudden Brook let out a low
"What's the mater Brook?" I
patted her head to comfort her.
I opened the door to
"Hello, beautiful." A male
"Who, are you?" My voice was
"Oh, come-on you honestly
don't remember your boyfriend, Josh?" He had a