Narrative Essay On Cattail

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It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Sadly, the thought didn’t run through my mind once I picked up the single cattail. The day started like any at my grandma’s house, the adults were busy and the children were constantly thrust outside to keep the house quiet. One distraction to keep us outside was a craft my mother brewed up. In order to start, my cousins and I needed to survive an expedition. The expedition consisted of walking on a bone dry road, open to the scorching rays of the sun. We needed to reach the pond where we would find our treasure, or in simple eyes cattails. The distraction’s only ingredients were a cattail and crayons. My job, using the crayons, was to color my cattail. After I had finished, I would then wait to take a picture with everyone’s finished product. Instead of being patient,…show more content…
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