Alicia Keys Song

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This Girl is on Fire – Alicia Keys

“Oh, we got our feet on the ground and we’re burning it down. Oh, got our head in the clouds and we are not coming down. THIS GIRL IS ON FIRE!” So you must be thinking how does song lyrics from an amazing Alicia Keys song have to do anything about my timeline about something that has deeply impacted me. Well just like the title of the song says, this girl (aka me) was actually on fire. Everything that led up to that moment was ordinary, but afterwards my life turned upside down, and everything that I had ever believed changed. Now you must be thinking, when I saw her in class she seemed to be totally fine no scars or anything just some very loud cheerful girl that you might have to keep an eye on. Just like the song lyrics said I had my head in the clouds. Not in a way
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All I will say is that my dress and my right foot were on fire, and I was surrounded by fire making it impossible for me to STOP DROP AND ROLL (that so many adults have suggested when I told them this story). I can tell you that being on fire is very surreal. At least for me it was. It was the longest 60 seconds of my life. I thought I was going to die. Even after the 2 hours of me screaming like a maniac in the ambulance as I was taken to the emergency room, and was comfortably sitting in a bed with my foot up in bandages – my first thought was why did this happen to me? I only heard things like this happening to random people on news channels. That was the day when I realized that I wasn’t invincible (no I wasn’t the narcissistic little girl). I just realized that anything can happen to anyone, and you should always be cautious and prepare yourself for anything because you aren’t invincible and neither is the President of the United States. I became more sympathetic for people that suddenly lost something because they deserved more sympathy than I had ever really given them from my daily filter of blocking out all the
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