Concrete Writing

Splash, splash, splash. I ran as fast as my legs could carry me. Pushing through crowds of people, avoiding building debris, sprinting up the hills,rounding sharp corners, and running through alleys, as fast as I could. I had to get away. I just had to…..

A Hurricane had come to where I lived. In AUSTIN TEXAS!!! We don’t get much rain to begin with!! Anyway the hurricane filled up all o our mostly dried lake and creek beds. But then it started to overflow everywhere, with major flash floods and more and more raining! It caused a mini tsunami. It was on the 3rd day. Yes that’s right it lasted several days, and came in massive waves. It would go on for hours and then fade away showing the warm pleasant sun. The sun that we longed for.

This wasn’t right. Something was wrong. This wasn’t your typical hurricane, and wasn’t your typical hurricane location either. It lasted quite long to, and came in massive waves. Though floods were getting bigger. They lasted longer aswell. Chaos was beginning to break out. Flights and trains to leave were booked, but most were cancelled. You can guess why. People needed to get out. Food was getting scarce. That’s why I had to get away. I just had to…

Halloween Front Porch

It was a scary, frightening Halloween night. In the dreary pale moonlight you could see that the boy wore an old pillow to show that he was a ghost. He stopped dead as a door nail when he saw the stunning house. It had a dark empty front yard with a flickering white strobe light on the porch. In the grim light you could see a gruesome bloody corpse hanging there with steel shackles and chains suspending him in the air. On his shoulder perched a gory parrot that had stab marks in it. That was all the boy needed to see to make up his mind that he needed to go! And Quick! The Halloween decorations were all fake of course but the boy didn’t know that. He ran all the way down the block spilling candy everywhere.