My Change Had Come

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
This story is just about a girl living in harsh situations, then she learns to appreciate herself which led her to finding true love.

Submitted: May 04, 2012

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Submitted: May 04, 2012



I knelt on the hard panel wood floor and tried to scrub away invisible dirt and grime. My mouth tasted bitter as i hadn't eaten in days, the old, worn clothes from the Salvation army stuck to my back as my body sweat had created some sort of adhesive. Due to hunger and fatigue i blocked out unconscious on the floor banging my head on the metal bucket.

I yawned and stretched sitting up in bed, i kinda smiled to myself; it was monday- time for school and i could get to see the two people in the world that i actually enjoyed being around. There was Mike and Ashley, we wre BFFs from kindergarten, not that we had planned it that way but it actually made sense since we lived in the same neighbourhood and our parents claimed to know each other.

I made sure to catch the bus because the last time when it left me i had to walk couple miles which left me really sweaty and smelly, and seeing that i am not one of those rich kids I dont have a second bathroom in my locker with all the cosmetics and beauty products.

When the bus came to a halt in the parking lot i jumped out and headed for my home room,

''Hi Jess" mike said,

''hey, where is ashley?'', i asked..

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