Essay about It Could Have Been Me

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It Could Have Been Me
There are many things I regret in my life that I have done at a young age because of negative peer pressure from people that I grew up with, people who I thought wanted what was best for me, family, ones who could have the same opportunities that I have now, but finally I received my wake-up call realizing that I wanted know part "I didn’t have heart for it" as he would say, in a joking manner. For my brother it wasn’t the case it was too late to turn back, it was too late to rewind time and change for the better.
"Devon, Devon....wake up," I said. "Not today, he replied." It’s amazing how you can sense something 's wrong by the look on a person 's face. The way they say their words in a way it scares you. He seemed disturbed, "I 'll take care of it, I got to do what I got to do" he mumbled words I didn’t understand at the time. I was fourteen. I knew he wasn 't used to living with us yet but that was my brother no matter what. Months passed, we became close it was like I knew him all my life and I could finally trust him and Devon felt the same. Who knew "I trust you" could lead someone as young as I was down a path of obliteration. School had ended a few weeks earlier, summer had just begun I remember it like it was yesterday. "I 'll be back he said, I gotta do what I gotta do," he said in that same frightening, disturbing voice." I was curious, "Can I go? Please, please I 'll stay in the car." No, not today maybe later . Why? Because I said so…

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