Descriptive Essay: Hurricane Sandy

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Little pitter patters of upcoming rain seemed like nothing. Boy, was I totally wrong. Before I knew it, the rain came down harder and harder to the point that it sounded like rocks were falling from the sky crashing down on the roof. The lights flickered and went out. I quickly grabbed my little, red keychain flashlight in my freezing hand and scurried down the pitch-black corridor to a dusty window. The scene outside horrified me. The maple trees were swaying back and forth violently, huge piles of multicolored leaves swirled around in miniature tornados, and the fierce wind howled like a wolf under a full moon. Interrupting my thoughts, a loud crash came from somewhere outside . Curious by the peculiar noise, I glanced out another window at my backyard. What I saw horrified me; my trampoline …show more content…
My street was completely flooded by rainwater, and the rusty sewers seemed overwhelmed by the never-ending stream of water falling in. Suddenly, making me jump a foot into the musty air, a jolting boom of thunder screamed in the charcoal colored sky, followed by thin streaks of lightning that tore through the night-like sky. I have never seen a storm this bad before. It was the worst storm of my life… Hurricane Sandy. I wandered back to the dining room where all of my family members were gathered. In the darkness, I could make out the faint figures of each one of them. They were all gathered around the dining table finishing up dinner. As I got closer, the aroma of it’s-the-only-thing-there-is-to-eat-for-dinner- that-doesn’t-require-using-the-stove ramen engulfed me. I quickly gobbled up my dinner as my family quietly talked in the darkness. The warm soup flooded me with warmth and all of a sudden, the lights flickered back on and filled the room. The sudden burst of light blinded me for a few seconds, but at least the power was back

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