Devastation:A to Z Challenge

D is for

Devastation ..that’s what it was!!


It was bedtime, almost. There was still time to play a few video games before mom clamped down and it would be bedtime for real. It was raining outside and the sound of raindrops pinging on the air-conditioner outside the window was my lullaby. It usually put me in a deep sleep and I would wake up ready to conquer my school day, at least that’s what mom said. That was the plan at least until until high tide. 


All day I have been wondering what high tide was. Everybody was talking about it on the news. I found out that night.  High tide is when the ocean push open the front door and come rushing through the house, floating the fridge the stove, the couch, the table, the bed AND THE VIDEO GAMES. It almost floated me!! But daddy grabbed me and brought me upstairs to grandma. Mommy and my big brother ran up the stairs too. Then daddy went back downstairs to save our clothes in the top drawers.

My toys were all gone. When the water went back to the ocean it took them with it. There must be kids in the ocean that needs toys.

 

PR

 

4/04/2014

4 responses to “Devastation:A to Z Challenge

  1. Ugh! This scenario has been all to real for many people this and recent years. Devastation indeed. It is one thing for lose posessions, but when whole towns are flooded, that is a magnitude more devastating. Good post; well-written.

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