Rough Story

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“De’Jon, did you go to the market and get the chicken feed?” shouted my mama. My life sucks, those words that forever etched in my mind were playing over and over again, like a bad song I couldn’t forget. “No Mama!” I yelled in response, wincing as I waited for the unavoidable and inevitable lecture I could sense approaching. Approaching like a scorpion ready to strike. I yelled out in pain as I trumbled off the shabby hellhole we called home. So let get everything out on the floor... my name is De’Jon Lee; I’m what greeks would call a poor demos. I (much to my disappointment) claim the ranking ‘must bullied.’ Me and my family been exempted from any festivals. It would be a shame, a curse for some poor or rich folk to get robbed by a filth like me or rob a filth like me. ‘I will find a cave of gold, it is the will of Ra!” I shouted while walking the path to the market. I wasn’t alone because Macy was up in a tree chowing down on some loaf of bread wearing ripped up clothes. She was dirty from top to toe and she replied so rudely. “You don’t exactly fellow the will of Ra because if you did” she begin pointing the loaf of bread at me “you wouldn’t still be alive.” I will find it, I thought to myself knowing very well that it would take a miracle. Here I thought my life couldn’t get any worse, in this case there is only one thing worse then being right is being wrong. I was walking home with the basket of food and some other low live tried to mug me. Knowing what this low live do to their victim was terrifying, so I ran dropping the food and hoping they would ignore me and just have the food. But no they chase me, I didn’t run very far before I saw a cave. I began to sprint towards my point of safety. Before I dive into the cave I got a glimpse at an ancient scripture above the entrance ‘Only the chosen may enter’ signed by Ra him self. I skid to an…...

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