The Walk Alone

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Submitted: November 15, 2016

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I don’t like to be alone very long it starts to freak me out. I always had one of my friends or parents with me. I wasn’t really scared but after a while of being alone I started to see things in the near. I was sitting on the bench waiting for the bus to go to work. Everyone thought it was weird that I took the bus when I could drive. I didn’t like that people looked at me differently because of it but I couldn’t do much about it so I tried to ignore it. I was waiting for the bus and for the first time I was the only one waiting for the bus. I started to think about the times I was with my friends and the times I had fun with my family and that seemed to work for the most part. After a little while of sitting on that bench and nobody came by I started to freak out. there was an old man getting closer and closer I thought he was coming to get me. I thought what do I do? What can I do? I was close to just leaving but then I would have to walk home and drive to work alone I didn’t like the thought of that so I waited. The old man wasn’t coming to get me he was coming to the bench to sit and wait for the bus.

“Hey there young man,” said the old man.

I replied, “How’s it going?”

The old man continued, “Good what’s your name son?”

“James,” I answered.

“Nice to meet you my name is Joe,” said the old man

“Nice to meet you as well,” I replied.

We both got on the bus and went our own way. I liked the old man Joe. I wandered if he felt the same way about being alone. But I don’t think anybody else felt that way. I wished everyone didn’t like being alone but no one ever seemed to be like that. I got to work and started dish washing it wasn’t fun but it put money in my pocket. My boss called me into his office and asked if I wanted to take a spot waiting on people. I was nervous because I’ve never did that but he said it was better pay so I couldn’t turn it down. I had my first table I don’t know what to say I was so nervous. I walked up to the table and how ironic is it that it was old man Joe sitting at the table and we were both surprised to see each other. Knowing Joe made it a lot easier on me for my first day. But sadly it was over and I had other people to wait on it wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be I thought to myself. But the day went by and it was time to go home. I waited for my father to pick me up. that was good I didn’t want to sit in the dark and wait for that bus again. I got home and went to my room and got a change of clothes and took a shower. My shower was great and now it’s time to eat before bed. When I woke up I went to the bus stop thinking I would run into Joe. While I was walking someone was behind me so I started to walk a little faster so I could get to the bench and wait. I heard a voice. I stopped, I new that voice who’s voice was that? The shadow got closer and it was old man Joe walking as fast as he could with his cane in one hand and a coffee in the other. I stopped and waited. We had a good conversation and got along pretty well. I went to work and Joe went to the mall and to the grocery store.

 I got off work early and my friend drove me home. On my way home I saw Joe struggling and sweating his wife was just sitting there. I had my friend stop and let me out I walked over and asked if he wanted some help and as I thought he needed it he said yes. I helped him move the groceries and after that he asked me to stay for dinner. I called my mother and told her I would not make it home for dinner. Joe, his wife, and I sat down and ate dinner it was weird at first but it got more comfortable after his wife asked how his day went.

“It was good, at the mall there were a group of kids that were boor I just don’t understand,” said Joe.

I looked really shocked because my friends offered me to go to the mall but I couldn’t because I had work. I felt chagrin because my friends where being rude. The dinner was antithesis of ephemeral when I finished my dinner I asked for the restroom and when I when t go it smelled like a carrion on the side of the road the smell made me gag I didn’t go all the way in and I turned around and went back down the stairs they said it was time for them to rest so they walked me to the door. I when outside and waved goodbye and started my walk home I was alone I didn’t think this through but at least it wasn’t dark. I walked as if I had an aegis on my chest I was scared but I didn’t let it show. I started walking faster and faster but then I stopped I didn’t know why but did nothing was around I felt like something wasn’t right so I started walking back to joe’s house and as I arrived I heard a loud gunshot. I walked in the door and Joe was on the floor and his wife over top of him I didn’t know what to do I ran around the corner and called the cops. When the cops arrived there was nothing to be seen she was in her bed sleeping and Joe was nowhere to be found. They asked me if I thought it was funny to joke about something like that and they considered it a warning. A police officer drove me home and walked me to my door the officer explained what happened and to make sure I didn’t happen again. As everybody thought already I just gave them a big reason to think that I’m weird and messed up and a bunch of other things that I try not to think about. I knew she killed him I know it but I don’t know how she would have gotten away with it. After a fervent night I finally fell asleep. I drove to work witch I rarely ever do but I couldn’t wait at that bus stop not after last night. I had to drive by it there were cops at the door searching the house and asking her questions but most importantly they still haven’t found his body. I had to leave to go to work but I couldn’t think. I didn’t know what she did and I don’t know what to do about it how was I supposed to find his body if the policemen can’t even find him. Joe’s wife was deleterious I was driving away at this time to go to work and I thought how could she do this just how. I was enervate I don’t think I could go to work but I couldn’t miss another day it felt like my mind was evanescent. I just wanted everybody to have amity and have fun with one another but I had to think about other thing so I could focus on work. Work was hard there was this old man that was really mean he didn’t have much respect for others but I got through it and not to go home and try to find Joe. It was dark when I got in my neighborhood but you could see flashing lights in the distance from my house. I was walking toward the lights then I realized were they were at they were at Joe’s house I thought. When I got closer to his house I started to get cold the temperature didn’t change but I felt cold. I was still walking but I was close I was so close I got told to back up from the house by an officer. There was an ambulance outside and they rolled out a body it was covered with a blanket I couldn’t tell if it was Joe. I thought it was but a breeze picked up and blew the blanket half way off I didn’t see much but it was enough to see that it was Joe’s wife I didn’t think this would come honestly. I wanders if they found the body of Joe but they still didn’t I was walking home and there was a shadow walking towards me I couldn’t see who it was but I walked passed it. It unlocked a car and got in and drove toward me the opened the window and said get in with a revolver pointed at me. I thought I knew that voice but it couldn’t be she is dead but that’s the only thing that made cents I ran as fast as I could possibly run. I was in a dirt lot in the middle of nowhere I figured I hadn’t run that far but I guess I could have. Headlights in the distance I was so scared I couldn’t move the gas pedal sounded like it was all the way down and the car was coming right towards me I stood there and then I heard a shot her tire popped and she swerved hit a stump and flipped the car It was over me at this point and it seemed like everything was in slow motion  I tried to jump out the way but the car landed right on top of me with the car half on my stomach and the glass of the windshield all over. My eyes started to get darker all I could feel is pain. I heard the door open and seen the gun in my face just a little and then right then I thought it was over. The police showed up and she was still pointing the gun in my face they tried to get her to drop it but she had nothing else to loose she fired the bullet went straight through my head blood leaking furiously and then the policemen put 30 to 40 rounds in her we were both dead.

I don’t like to be alone very long it starts to freak me out. I always had one of my friends or parents with me. I wasn’t really scared but after a while of being alone I started to see things in the near. I was sitting on the bench waiting for the bus to go to work. Everyone thought it was weird that I took the bus when I could drive. I didn’t like that people looked at me differently because of it but I couldn’t do much about it so I tried to ignore it. I was waiting for the bus and for the first time I was the only one waiting for the bus. I started to think about the times I was with my friends and the times I had fun with my family and that seemed to work for the most part. After a little while of sitting on that bench and nobody came by I started to freak out. there was an old man getting closer and closer I thought he was coming to get me. I thought what do I do? What can I do? I was close to just leaving but then I would have to walk home and drive to work alone I didn’t like the thought of that so I waited. The old man wasn’t coming to get me he was coming to the bench to sit and wait for the bus.

“Hey there young man,” said the old man.

I replied, “How’s it going?”

The old man continued, “Good what’s your name son?”

“James,” I answered.

“Nice to meet you my name is Joe,” said the old man

“Nice to meet you as well,” I replied.

We both got on the bus and went our own way. I liked the old man Joe. I wandered if he felt the same way about being alone. But I don’t think anybody else felt that way. I wished everyone didn’t like being alone but no one ever seemed to be like that. I got to work and started dish washing it wasn’t fun but it put money in my pocket. My boss called me into his office and asked if I wanted to take a spot waiting on people. I was nervous because I’ve never did that but he said it was better pay so I couldn’t turn it down. I had my first table I don’t know what to say I was so nervous. I walked up to the table and how ironic is it that it was old man Joe sitting at the table and we were both surprised to see each other. Knowing Joe made it a lot easier on me for my first day. But sadly it was over and I had other people to wait on it wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be I thought to myself. But the day went by and it was time to go home. I waited for my father to pick me up. that was good I didn’t want to sit in the dark and wait for that bus again. I got home and went to my room and got a change of clothes and took a shower. My shower was great and now it’s time to eat before bed. When I woke up I went to the bus stop thinking I would run into Joe. While I was walking someone was behind me so I started to walk a little faster so I could get to the bench and wait. I heard a voice. I stopped, I new that voice who’s voice was that? The shadow got closer and it was old man Joe walking as fast as he could with his cane in one hand and a coffee in the other. I stopped and waited. We had a good conversation and got along pretty well. I went to work and Joe went to the mall and to the grocery store.

 I got off work early and my friend drove me home. On my way home I saw Joe struggling and sweating his wife was just sitting there. I had my friend stop and let me out I walked over and asked if he wanted some help and as I thought he needed it he said yes. I helped him move the groceries and after that he asked me to stay for dinner. I called my mother and told her I would not make it home for dinner. Joe, his wife, and I sat down and ate dinner it was weird at first but it got more comfortable after his wife asked how his day went.

“It was good, at the mall there were a group of kids that were boor I just don’t understand,” said Joe.

I looked really shocked because my friends offered me to go to the mall but I couldn’t because I had work. I felt chagrin because my friends where being rude. The dinner was antithesis of ephemeral when I finished my dinner I asked for the restroom and when I when t go it smelled like a carrion on the side of the road the smell made me gag I didn’t go all the way in and I turned around and went back down the stairs they said it was time for them to rest so they walked me to the door. I when outside and waved goodbye and started my walk home I was alone I didn’t think this through but at least it wasn’t dark. I walked as if I had an aegis on my chest I was scared but I didn’t let it show. I started walking faster and faster but then I stopped I didn’t know why but did nothing was around I felt like something wasn’t right so I started walking back to joe’s house and as I arrived I heard a loud gunshot. I walked in the door and Joe was on the floor and his wife over top of him I didn’t know what to do I ran around the corner and called the cops. When the cops arrived there was nothing to be seen she was in her bed sleeping and Joe was nowhere to be found. They asked me if I thought it was funny to joke about something like that and they considered it a warning. A police officer drove me home and walked me to my door the officer explained what happened and to make sure I didn’t happen again. As everybody thought already I just gave them a big reason to think that I’m weird and messed up and a bunch of other things that I try not to think about. I knew she killed him I know it but I don’t know how she would have gotten away with it. After a fervent night I finally fell asleep. I drove to work witch I rarely ever do but I couldn’t wait at that bus stop not after last night. I had to drive by it there were cops at the door searching the house and asking her questions but most importantly they still haven’t found his body. I had to leave to go to work but I couldn’t think. I didn’t know what she did and I don’t know what to do about it how was I supposed to find his body if the policemen can’t even find him. Joe’s wife was deleterious I was driving away at this time to go to work and I thought how could she do this just how. I was enervate I don’t think I could go to work but I couldn’t miss another day it felt like my mind was evanescent. I just wanted everybody to have amity and have fun with one another but I had to think about other thing so I could focus on work. Work was hard there was this old man that was really mean he didn’t have much respect for others but I got through it and not to go home and try to find Joe. It was dark when I got in my neighborhood but you could see flashing lights in the distance from my house. I was walking toward the lights then I realized were they were at they were at Joe’s house I thought. When I got closer to his house I started to get cold the temperature didn’t change but I felt cold. I was still walking but I was close I was so close I got told to back up from the house by an officer. There was an ambulance outside and they rolled out a body it was covered with a blanket I couldn’t tell if it was Joe. I thought it was but a breeze picked up and blew the blanket half way off I didn’t see much but it was enough to see that it was Joe’s wife I didn’t think this would come honestly. I wanders if they found the body of Joe but they still didn’t I was walking home and there was a shadow walking towards me I couldn’t see who it was but I walked passed it. It unlocked a car and got in and drove toward me the opened the window and said get in with a revolver pointed at me. I thought I knew that voice but it couldn’t be she is dead but that’s the only thing that made cents I ran as fast as I could possibly run. I was in a dirt lot in the middle of nowhere I figured I hadn’t run that far but I guess I could have. Headlights in the distance I was so scared I couldn’t move the gas pedal sounded like it was all the way down and the car was coming right towards me I stood there and then I heard a shot her tire popped and she swerved hit a stump and flipped the car It was over me at this point and it seemed like everything was in slow motion  I tried to jump out the way but the car landed right on top of me with the car half on my stomach and the glass of the windshield all over. My eyes started to get darker all I could feel is pain. I heard the door open and seen the gun in my face just a little and then right then I thought it was over. The police showed up and she was still pointing the gun in my face they tried to get her to drop it but she had nothing else to loose she fired the bullet went straight through my head blood leaking furiously and then the policemen put 30 to 40 rounds in her we were both dead.


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