The Boy Who Blocked His Own Shot Essay examples

837 Words Mar 4th, 2016 4 Pages
“The Boy Who Blocked His Own Shot” by Brand New, relates to me personally because of a friendship I came across in high school. When I listen to this song, it brings me back to my teenage years, when I was a young girl longing for a relationship with my dream guy. This band was introduced to me by an English teacher from highschool whom I had the biggest crush on. I connect with this song because it reminds me of the relationship I had with this teacher. He stole my heart at first sight, introduced me to beautiful music, and showed me a band that forever changed my life. In my junior year of highschool, my English teacher was going away for a week to get married. He told my class one of his really good friends is going to be substituting for him. My first thought was great, I wonder what kind of crazy sub we’re going to have for the week. I was surprised when this good looking man came into the room. Slicked back black hair, and icy blue eyes, he was absolutely gorgeous. I had to know who he was. After class I went up to him and we had a conversation and instantly clicked. He didn’t even strike me as a teacher, he had the personality of someone my age. Ever since that day, we became really good friends. He even made me a mixtape for my birthday. My locker was right outside of a classroom he substituted for a whole month. I always knew when and where to find him. Whenever I was having a bad day in school he always knew what to say to cheer me up. He was the most down to…

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