Personal Narrative: Jeff's Life After High School

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Early in the morning around 6 a.m., Jeff awoke from a brief night’s sleep. Because he had slept so little, he forcefully pounded the alarm clock, resulting in his right hand pulsing with every heartbeat. After a shower bereft of warm water, Jeff dressed himself in his favorite outfit: a white t-shirt, jeans and sperrys. Shortly after arriving in the kitchen, he discovered neither eggs nor toast for his routine breakfast. Instead he prepared Frosted Flakes with a glass of orange juice. As he raised the glass to drink, he did not notice a crack in the side of the glass. Covered in sticky orange juice, Jeff ripped off his favorite shirt in frustration and threw on a blue polo. While gathering his school supplies, his mother reprimanded him for…show more content…
With five minutes left before school began, they considerably ignored the speed limit in order to arrive on time. Jeff screamed, “I would rather be late than go 65 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour area!” With the school in sight, a blaze of red and blue lights flashed around the car. With the music on full volume, Katie was oblivious to the squadron of police cars and helicopters surrounding her vehicle. Knowing she would be incarcerated, Jeff sprinted to the front entrance of the school and lunged for the door handle. Before he could reach it, the principal, Mr. Marley, stepped directly in front of him. “Saturday school it is,” he scoffed while opening the door for Jeff. After arriving in his first period class, his favorite teacher, Mr. Garvey, handed him an assignment. In the top right corner of the page, it read in red ink, “Due at the end of class.” Noticing there were only eight minutes left to finish his in-class essay, he scribbled down whatever crossed his mind. At the end of the day, Mr. Garvey called Jeff into his office. In his left hand, he held the in-class essay he assigned that day. Before passing out onto the ground, Jeff caught a glimpse of a large red ‘F’ stamped on his
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