The Saddest Day Essay

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The Saddest Day

It was one of those superb days that makes you forget all your problems

and makes you grateful that you are alive. The sun was beaming down

scintillating honeyed rays to the earth, turning everything they touched into gold.

The wind was a light blowing breeze, like angels breathing softly upon the world.

The birds were singing their most beautiful songs turning the trees into radiant

symphony orchestras. The crystal clear sky must have transformed into a mirror

over the Caribbean Sea, for it was of the most beautiful shades of blue I had

ever laid eyes on. The leaves were blowing around on the ground, already

changed to fall colors of browns, yellows, and even pinks. The air smelled

refreshing like a splash of cold water on your face when you awake in the

morning, and crispy like an autumn leaf. Indeed, it was a glorious day, but you

should never judge a book by its cover.

As I stepped out of the house that morning, I took a deep breath and let

the morning air fill my lungs. I was off to school, my Dad was waiting impatiently

for me in the car. Beep! Beep! I heard the horn blow, echoing off the brick wall

of my apartment. I hurried along to the car, barely jumping in before my Dad

started to pull away. "You need to get ready a little faster you know." He said to

me with what seemed to be a permanent stern look on his face. I wasn't going to

argue with him today. It was too splendid out to fight, so I just nodded my head

and smiled. I went through the day feeling great. School seemed as if it had

zoomed by and before I knew it I was walking home. The weather was still the

same, if not better by now. As I passed little children on my way home I smiled

thinking about when I was little how great it was then. The worst thing in the

world then was a scraped knee, and now it was a broken heart.

As I neared my house I got a chill down my spine, like a cold gush of air

when you open the freezer. I didn't think anything of it at the time. It was just a

chill and I got them all the time. But now I know to be scared when I get one of

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