My Grandmother - Original Writing Essay

816 Words Oct 6th, 2015 4 Pages
Mamita

I was crying on my grandmother’s shoulder excessively for about an hour before I could speak, “Why did he leave grandma? Why didn’t he say goodbye?” I couldn’t breathe as I said this, it felt as if my whole world was crashing down. My grandmother was hugging me wiping away my tears when she began to say, “mi amor (my love) I wish I could answer that question. He’s my son and I don’t even know why he left to Florida” as my grandmother said this I could see the pain in her eyes. She never cried when dealing with situations like this, she stood strong which I admired. I began to crawl on my grandmothers lap when I said, “will he ever come back? Will we ever be able to spend time with him again?” my grandmothers face tightened as she gathered up her words to say, “listen to me Tatiana, whether your father comes back or not just know you have me. I know its hard baby but I promise you I’ll never leave your side. Now come on I made your favorite sopitas (soup)” as my grandmother said this I lifted for joy, her sopitas were my favorite.
My grandmother Carmen Fontanez grew up in a small pueblo (Little village) called Las Piedras. Living back then in the 1960’s people weren’t as financially stable and internet involved as people today are, which gave people back then more things to do. My grandmother was abandoned by her mother as an infant to be raised by her grandparents since her mother…

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