Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

1528 Words Nov 30th, 2016 7 Pages
Since I was young, I was taught not to go near the traps. The traps are metal cages that are partially buried, so we can’t see the bottom. The sides seem to blend right in with the surrounding plants. The only surefire way to tell it is a trap is that it seems too good to be true. The only ones caught are the desperate, but sometimes they will catch the naïve too. Once they go in there is no getting out. The traps have the most delicious food I had ever seen. The monsters who set them have four long limbs and are white. They have lengths of hair that are all different colors. Some have hair all over their body, and others have no hair at all. I have heard that their skin comes in more colors than we have seen. I wouldn’t put it past these monsters to be able to change colors just to toy with us. We can’t fight them, THEY are smarter than we are, and have better weapons. I don’t know exactly what happens after someone springs the trap, or at least I didn’t until now. I’m not sure how long I’ve been here. Time seems to move differently than what I am used to. I feel as if I’ve been here my whole life, but it’s only been three months, however; because there is no way to tell time here I’m not sure. I miss the sandy beaches and mesmerizing ocean I call home. The only thing I experience here is long stretches of boredom, intersected with brief bouts of terror. The other prisoners and I only have each other, there is nothing else in this blue prison. We have no walls in this…

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