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Narrative Descriptive Essay

  • Submitted by: koehlworld
  • on November 13, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 822 words

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In the famous of words of motivational speaker Brian Tracy, "All successful people, men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose."   As a child, my imagination allowed me to never have a second of boredom. This being said, I couldn't focus on many things for an extended period of time. There were very few things that could capture my attention at such a young age. This 'thing' is also known as The Magic Tree House; a popular book series written by author Mary Pope Osborne. Her books allowed me to use my imagination, in ways never imaginable.
I can remember being only 9 years old, sitting in the grocery cart at Food Lion, being pushed around by the oh so careful driver, known to me as Mom. I would comfortably ride around and let my mom doing her shopping, while I read my Magic Tree House books. Although I was physically in the grocery store, my mind was in another world. I was right there in the story with main characters Jack and Annie, being carried away to another land in their tree house. Something about these books intrigued me enough to keep me focused no matter where I was, and out of the way long enough for her to shop.
Throughout my entire 4th grade year I read these books, snuck them into class, hiding them between the books we were actually supposed to be reading. Every time that I would read them before bed at night, almost guaranteed a dream. Famous writer Richard Wright, author of Black Boy, once said "... I had once tried to write, had once reveled in feeling, had let my crude imagination roam, but the impulse to dream had been slowly beaten out of me by experience." (pg. 50) Unlike Richard Wright and most other colored children growing up during the Jim Crow era, as a child I had the freedom of going to the library when I wanted. He describes dreaming as an extremely important part of life, and for me as a kid, it was....

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