Personal Narrative Essay: My Senior Year At Kamiak High School

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“This isn’t actually happening? How could this be? What? Why?” These questions kept running around in my head as I stay up through the gloomy, cold nights. I desperately tried to disregard the darkness of the situation. It was problematic for me to focus on keeping warm in this blank, emotionless room when this situation, of roughly three months ago, had kept recapping in my mind – the intense pain shared between friends and family, endless tears, and the cramping of my hands from trying to look for answers. Answers of why did he do it? Why did it have to be her? This event had unquestionably took me to disbelief, especially since I was only a few blocks away. I was in the getting ready of starting my senior year at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo. …show more content…
I woke up around six in the morning to go on a vigorous hike to catch up with my two closest friends, Audrey and Guneet, from high school, since we all do the running start program at different community colleges. We decided to hike before we start our last final year of high school. After they came to pick me up, there were lots of laughter and more memories made. Even though I have not kept in touch with them, other than using snapchat, it felt like we talked yesterday. By the time we reached the mountain to hike, there was a sudden change in temperature; it was windy and cold. The fragile branches on the tall trees were slightly breaking. The fresh green leaves were soaring all over the place. There was barely anyone at the hike, but that did not stop us from hiking to grasp the beautiful view at the …show more content…
Every day just seem the same. I thought to myself, another boring summer day… what could possibly happen. Then I heard thumps on the stairs. It came closer and faster. At this instant, I knew it was my friend, Katherine. She was panting hard with a shocked face. She could not gather herself to calm down. I asked, “What happened? Is everything okay?” She started to burst into tears. As she kept sobbing, she kept on saying the name “Anna”. I was confused at this point and did not understand what she was trying to say. Once she sat, and calm down, she said in a light fainted voice, “Anna… was shot last night… Anna Bui. Our Anna Bui…” I did not know how to react to this. How are you supposed to react when someone who you knew had passed away so suddenly? At first, it had not hit me. I responded to her, “Really? When? How?” with a shock

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