Personal Narrative: Smokes + Mirrors

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“Can you please hurry up? I’m getting annoyed,” I told my best friend, Cindy. I sat anxiously in the chair waiting for her to come to the living room. I was turning eighteen in a couple of days and Cindy wanted to surprise me with an early birthday present. Finally, I turned around and she put a pair of concert tickets in my hands. My mouth dropped wide open when I read: Imagine Dragons Smokes + Mirrors Tour. Imagine Dragons are an American rock band. The lead singer is Dan Reynolds. They gained fame after their first album, “Night Visions” that delivered hits such as “It’s Time” and “Radioactive”. Their second album is called “Smokes + Mirror”. I couldn’t believe it. This concert affected the way I thought about life by always living in the…show more content…
I’ve had the deepest rivers. You can have it all, but life keeps moving”. He gracefully took the stage as the spotlight shined on him. My body was moving in sync with the song. With every swift movement, I could feel the bass in my chest. I put my hands high up in the air and let the music take me wherever. Other bodies were pressed against my small frame, leaving me no space. Sweat crawled down my neck, but I didn’t care. At that moment, all my worries turned to dust. This was my moment to forget about all the problems in life and sing my heart out. I wanted this glory to last…show more content…
All I could hear was the crowd going insane while singing, “I’m waking up. I feel it in my bones. Enough to make my system blow. Welcome to the new age”. When the band wrapped up the song, they began to thank everyone for coming to show and departed the stage. No concert was ever complete without an encore. A few minutes passed and the crowd went wild again as Imagine Dragons took the stage once again. They began to sing “The Fall” for their encore. Confetti shaped as leaves began to descend from the ceiling. I reached my hand out in the air and caught one. Imagine Dragons came together at the end of the runway and bowed to the crowd. I didn’t want this night to ever end. I made a promise to Cindy and Leng that we would see them again the next time they came to the city of

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