The Day I Shot My First Deer Essay

723 Words Dec 8th, 2016 3 Pages
The most challenging part about writing my personal essay was putting all my emotions, like excitement, happiness, nervousness, and being anxious, about this day into words. There are not many days that I experience all those types of emotions in one day. For the personal essay I chose to write about the day I shot my first deer, well really two of them in one hunt. The excitement that this brought about was too hard to even put into words. Shooting two deer in one hunt is not an easy task for any hunter, especially a novice one, which is where my nervousness came from. I chose this topic because it was a very happy day in my life, not only for myself, but also for my family. My whole family has hunted since I was a baby; therefore, the anxiousness of waiting to hear if someone shot a deer can be overwhelming, and can be the cause of a huge celebration. At that point in my life, I had never felt so accomplished. I found the essay very easy to write, because the events of that day still stay fresh in my memory. The thoughts just flowed very easily. Expressing emotions can be very challenging for me to do, especially when it comes to expressing as many emotions as I had that special day I shot my first two deer.
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