Hunger Games Creative Response

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Creative Response I stood on the pod as I catch my last glimpse of my stylist Johnny Huckle, he tells me to be brave but most of all be smart. He’s been the only person I’ve actually like since I got here, the Capitol that is. I never in a million years thought that I would have been chosen. Me, little old Douglas Huckleberry from district 12, after Peeta and Katniss won this thing a few years ago district 12 hasn’t had much to root for in the last few hunger games. But here I am, replaying my game plan over and over in my head. Run to the first backpack I see and sprint to the woods. I say this out loud as the pod rises; I’ve got no time to be afraid I just need to survive. I don’t even pay attention to the countdown; I look around at…show more content…
It’s not even dark yet but I’m exhausted. As I lay in silence, a series of cannon fire rings through the arena. I count as they are shot one at time, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. Sixteen tributes are dead in the first day, I can’t believe I survived longer then sixteen people. I can’t help but be anxious for Grace, I’ve known here since we were infants, and in a town like mine everyone knows everyone. I always kinda had a crush on her but we were friends, or at least I think, we didn’t talk much. The sound of the anthem wakes me from my sleep, it scares me, I didn’t even know I feel asleep. Once it’s over the faces of all the dead tributes are projected into the sky. There’s the little boy from district 8, he was only 12 and always looked scared even in training. There’s the girl tribute from district 2, she was deadly with a spear and was super strong for a girl, and I wonder how she died? As all the tributes light up in the sky I get more and more nervous. Will I see Grace up there? Am I going to be the only one from district 12 left? Am I going to be alone in here? Fifteen tributes have shone in the sky, I pray that Grace isn’t the sixteenth. As the Sixteenth tributes face shines in the sky, I breathe a sigh of relief. It’s not Grace, it’s the boy from district 9, he was the smartass at training, making jokes at other expense, I liked him he was funny and he made

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