Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

904 Words Jun 21st, 2015 4 Pages
We were a few kilometres west of Manehtten when the drivers pulled up to the entrance of a motel. The drivers told us that it was time to call it a night, and we would resume our travel in the morning. We were going to Las Pegasus, the place that would be our new home, according to Dusty. Either way, as long as it’s far away from my father, I couldn’t care less. Vinyl was still in my life, and that was the only thing that mattered right now.

I hopped down the side of the carriage, Dusty, and Vinyl following me shortly after. It was night time, and it still rained every now and then. Saliva filled my mouth, and dizziness struck me, both of which were signs that I would soon vomit. I stumbled into a patch of nearby grass and waited for the bile to eject out. When it did, my retching attracted Vinyl and Dusty over to me. I continued like this for at least three more minutes, and I felt the wind, the rain, and Vinyl’s touch.

Collecting myself, I then said, “Just carriage sickness. I’m fine.”

“C’mon, let’s get some rest,” Dusty said, helping me up. “We’ve had a rough day.”

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It was past midnight, and we were in a motel room that Dusty had paid for. Vinyl was sleeping with me, and Dusty was sleeping in a separate bed. Vinyl was fast asleep, light snores leaving her nostrils. An hour later, and I still couldn’t sleep. I kept worming around as memories of my eleventh birthday sank into my mind. I sat up, placed Vinyl’s hoof to the side. A beam of moonlight shafted through the…

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