The Night - Original Writing Essay

1173 Words Feb 14th, 2016 5 Pages
The noise of high heels dancing on the wooden floorboards echoes through the cold, empty, deserted rooms of the compact London flat, that she had called home for the last few years.Eyes closed, she drinks in the memories, smells and sounds. Moving from room to room, revisiting happy times and events, absorbing them to her mind’s eye for the long lonely nights that she thinks lay ahead. Suddenly Sarah Jane stops and stands like a statue frozen in time. Here in a state of numbness, within the walls of silence, cold, empty living room that was often filled with love and laughter. Sarah beings to doubt if the decision to leave and return to Yorkshire was the right one or the one she would regret in time.
After what seems like hours she shakes herself back to reality, crossing the room to the front door, handle in her hand, she pauses, a moment of hesitation before she summons all of her energy and courage and strides with determination into the sun soaked street heading towards Kings Cross, towards Yorkshire, towards her new life. The voice in her head repeating a new mantra “You will be fine, you will be fine.”
At Kings Cross Station Sarah Jane stands staring at the departure board and the hustle and bustle of station life. Ticket pressed against her lips to hide her confusion, sadness and panic. She begins to watch the constant movement of people. It reminds her of the sea at high tide, when the waves are strong enough to knock you off your feet. At that moment Sarah is…

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