Graduation Speech : My Dream High School Essay

1090 Words Sep 11th, 2015 5 Pages
I tried to wipe the slippery tears from my face and tried to hold the rest back, but no matter my efforts they defied me and kept coming. I tasted the saltiness of the tears as they reached my mouth, I tried wiping my tears again, but more just replace them. I never thought I would cry at my sister’s graduation, and less for the reason I was actually crying for. Just minutes before I had felt like my heart had sunk into the pits of my stomach. I was not a brat who was crying because she is at her sister 's graduation, because that’s not true. In less than 14 hours I would be graduating from Middle School, I was happy but also very anxious. Although, Middle school was awkward, I had made so many memories with many of the people I had met along the way. My dream high school was the very high school where my sister was graduating and all my friends were going to go there. But, my parents had different views on where I should go, my Dad was winning, and he was fighting for my dream school. As I saw my sister walk down the field to her seat I whispered in my Mom’s ear, “ I’m going to be down there one day.” Not more than a second later, I felt my Mom’s warm breath on my neck as she whispered in my ear, “ You’re not going here. You’re going to my choice of high school for you.” In that moment, it was as if the whole world had come to a sudden halt, everything stopped even time. I didn’t mean to cry but my emotions had a mind of their own, as if I was a viewer to my own life.…

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