A Bleak Day - Original Writing Essay

1071 Words Nov 8th, 2015 5 Pages
It was a gloomy day in Smalltown, Wisconsin. The town was so small it was named Smalltown. The weather was always the same but no one really cared. There was nothing interesting to do there . It only had one grocery store and a gas station. If you wanted to go to the mall, you would have to go to the city, which meant you would have to pass through the forest that surrounds the isolated town. Everyday their routine was the same. The kids ( which were not many ) would go to school and the adults would do their jobs, either it was farming or teaching. All the kids looked forward to graduating,that was the only way they would leave this town. Quinn Cooper is the only senior at school and she got straight A’s in all her classes. Everyone looked up to her.
Quinn wanted to leave this town more than anyone else. When she was only 6 years old her mother committed suicide. At least that’s what her father told her. Her memories that night were not clear. She remembers how her funeral went the day after. The whole town was there but none of them knew her mother very well since they moved to Smalltown only a month before the incident. Ever since her mother’s death she visited her grave frequently. She would place her favorite flower on her tomb and tell her about her about her day. Now Quinn is willing to do whatever it takes to leave this depressing place.
When Quinn got back from school, she ran to her room. She grabbed a book placing it in her backpack and she hurried out the door…

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