Narrative Essay: Jerry's Life

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It was summer again, Jerry’s favorite season, and he was excited to spend the whole summer at his grandparents’ farm. So much of the past school year was so stressful for him that he was looking forward to relax. His family was also going to move towards the end of the summer, so Jerry was looking forward to skip the first few days of ninth grade. The night before going to the farm was chaotic in Jerry’s opinion, so he let his mom handle the packing of snacks, fishing poles, and all that kind of stuff. He went to bed and had a restless sleep, excited for the farm. When his alarm woke him up before the sunrise, he helped his mom and dad pack the car. He got in the car and fell asleep, waking up to the smell of cows. “What time is it?” Jerry …show more content…
Half the summer was gone and his mom and dad left to fix up the new house, and he had the whole farm to himself. When he went over to Jane’s house her mother greeted him and said that Jane was gone to the beach for the rest of the summer on a very late notice. Jerry was disappointed, and lonely. When he was just about to jump in the lake later in the day, he had a strange feeling like someone was watching him. He told himself that it was because he was just alone and nervous, so he jumped in, but Jerry didn’t know he should have trusted his …show more content…
The footsteps finally stopped, walked down the hall and stopped at Jerry’s door. Jerry guested thirty minutes had passed and there was no sign that the person behind the door had left. All of a sudden there was a knock on the door. His heart was pounding. He was sure he had seen the doorknob turn. Then nothing happened, the person behind the door slowly walked down the hall and down the stairs, as they had come up. After five minutes, Jerry pulled all the things barricading the door out of the way, ran into the kitchen, took a knife as a weapon and met up with Sam who looked very different. His eyes were bloodshot like he hadn’t slept in a few days and he was looking at Jerry like a madman. Jerry was so scared at his appearance that he ran past him, Sam quickly following. Jerry jumped into the pond remembering how sam can’t swim. Surprisingly Sam jumped into the pond grabbing onto Jerry, both of them sinking to the bottom. Jerry fought to get to the top but, was going nowhere. By now Sam was biting and scratching at Jerry. Jerry quickly kicked Sam in the stomach making him let go, sending Jerry to the top. Jerry was thinking that he was safe from Sam now, but knew he couldn’t leave Sam in the pond. He knew they were enemies, but he wasn’t violent like Sam and couldn’t leave someone to drown. Jerry jumped in the water pulling the unconscious Sam out. Jerry pulled

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