Primary. Years 3/4/5/6


By Abi Wallen, year 6, Blanchelande School


The attic broke and fell on me! I screamed, the wood was digging into my head, I thought I would get wood poisoning. I was panicked. The tension built up in me, I started to cry. Tears were dripping down my face as quick as lightning. More and more wood fell. I screamed for my life, but no one came.

I shouted at the top of my voice “Mum, dad.”

I did not know what to do. I took one last look at the painting of all five of us on the wall and crouched down. My face went as ruby red as it possibly could. My sister Ellie walked in and I tried to tell her to get mum and dad but I was crying too much, it was impossible to understand. I was so disappointed in myself for coming in here. I was in pain. I cried a hell of a lot.

“NO, NO, NO,” I cried not at the painting, "no, please that will really hurt."

I am scared. I fell to the floor. The door slammed open. I saw mum and dad. I sighed in relief. But I guess there is not much chance that I would be saved because another block was about to fall. I screamed for my life. Dad came running to try save me but as soon as he got there, it fell. I was beginning to lose hope, I was stuck. Stuck like strawberry chewing gum on your shoe. Mum and dad were screaming, the tension was building inside of me. My life was about to end.

My family were now crying we all knew that this was the end. And then…


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