Personal Narrative- Not So Important Exam Essay
I’ve heard that the early bird catches the worm, and sadly enough, I’ve never been the early bird. Being on time has never been my strong spot, although I try. Even if the occasion calls for excessive speeding or car weaving, I would do it in a second if I knew I were going to be late. And for this, it could have cost not only my life, but the life of my sister.
One particular morning I was scheduled to take a rather difficult, yet important exam and the very thought of this made me queasy. So to direct my mind another way, I volunteered to escort my sister to school, thinking this would alleviate my stress. As my sister and I headed to our destination, the thought of school only redirected …show more content…
As I sat silently on the side of the road, still trying to register what had happened, the middle-aged man in the car I hit began to survey the damage. Trying to sustain from crying, the situation escalated when the man came to my car door and in his most unsympathetic voice asserted “What exactly were you thinking?” “I-I’m s-s-sorry” I tried to whimper through waterfalls of tears. Clearly satisfied with the effect he had on me, he ventured back to his untainted car, while my sister telephoned my parents and the police.
Subsequent to explaining it two or three times to different people, the policeman and the bad-mannered male I hit, left. We too departed after my parents inquired as to if I had recuperated