Prom Essay

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prom




I never went to a single formal dance untill my senior year. On nights when there was a
winter formal or a junior prom, my friends would get all dress up and ready to dance in
their beautiful gowns. While they were dancing with their dates, I was at home watching
T.V. It’s not that I had trouble finding a date of my own but just the thought of getting
dressed up and dancing in a dress didn’t interest me. One day, a week before Mira Mesa’s
senior prom I decided to go. It was after all my last year in high school and at least
wanted to experience one formal dance. I was rushed to find a date and dress in such
short notice. Thankfully for friends and my mom, I was able to find everything I needed.
I thought looking for a prom date last minute would be my hardest task, but it
wasn’t. My friend, Judy, found me a date with her friend name, Mike, which is now my
boyfriend because of prom. Like me, he too was looking for a prom date. So there I
was, I had a date but no dress. So my mom and I went on a shopping trip to Plaza Bonita
Mall. We found this store that sold really beautiful gowns for a very cheap price. I think I
tried on every single dress in the store and each dress made me feel like a princess. I
couldn’t decided on which dress I wanted, I wanted to take all of them home. So finally I
choose a white and lavender dress. It looked like one of those dresses that Cinderella
would wear to her ball. With the dress picked I moved on to accessories. With just three
more days till prom, I started to stress out I was worried that I wouldn’t have all that I
needed before prom. I haven’t bought my shoes and I haven’t made any appointments for
my hair and nails. I called all most every single salon but they were all booked. Then I
saw this one manicure place with a sign that said “walk-ins are welcomed.” I was relieved
to see that there was barely anyone there but panic strike me once again making me think
that the reason why nobody was here was because they didn’t give good manicures. The
whole time I was getting my nails done, all I could think about was let it turn out good.
You know what, It did. That same day I bought my shoes with my moms boyfriend and
other stuff I needed. I thought everything was going to go up hill from there boy was I
wrong. I still had no one to do my hair and makeup.
The day of the prom I was still making phone calls for my hair, finally I gave up
and decided just to do it myself. With the help of my mom she got me all ready for my big
night. My mom did my makeup and curled my hair and put it up. In a couple hours I
looked like a super star. All ready for the prom, I was ready to dance the night away in
the arms of my date. A little while later, after everything was in its place, Mike came and
picked me up. In his hand was a single, red rose and my corsage of white and lavender
orchids. After chatting with my family we were off to meet up with my friend Judy.
When we got to Judy’s house we took pictures with our prom dates while they put
the corsage around our wrist. When we were done we set to go to the gorgeous Hyatt
Hotel where the prom was located. Outside the hotel, people in their tuxedoes and
gowns were gathered around greeting and talking among themselves. Everyone seemed
so happy and excited for this night. Since we were a couple of ours early for the dance we
decided to take our couple pictures with our dates.
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