Amusement Park Narrative

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Melissa and Josh are thrilled to finally go out to the new amusement park in town, “Tick-Tock on the Wheel." Word had spread across the city like fire caught on a rope, and the exhilaration seemed to please them all. The main ride meant to captivate the thrill-seekers was the ferris wheel, which supposedly had magical features. Many did not believe in this and labelled it as a superstition, but this did not lessen their excitement. Josh was experiencing another excitement, one that filled his stomach in knots. Melissa and Josh had been together for two years and today is their anniversary. They’ve been a couple for a while, yet Josh still gets jumpy out of the love he has for her. He had had planned on giving her a family heirloom from…show more content…
Melissa races him to the ferris wheel, and Josh slows down to see her eyes light up as ashe stands in line (before him). Their turn comes, but before they seat, the clerk asks Melissa about what was hung from her neck. Melissa beams and say, “It’s from my boyfriend, Josh.” She gestures towards Josh, who seems to be confused by the man’s familiar face. “Well come on board, you two lovebirds,” he winks at Josh. Before they board, Josh asks, “Sorry sir, but what is your name?” The man smiles in a menacing way and replies, “I’m surprised you haven 't figured it out by now, Josh,” and he pushes them in. Josh is still puzzled by the man’s words, but decides to shrug it off for the sake of Melissa and his day out. “What’s up with that dude?” Melissa asks, as if reading his mind. The ferris wheel jerks up and slowly reaches the top. “You know, the sun reminds me of you,” Melissa says wistfully. “You brighten up my day even when I’m feeling down, without you, my world would be dark and lonely.” Josh squeezes her hand and kisses her forehead. Suddenly, the ferris wheel stops and Josh’s lips are still on her forehead. “Josh, Josh! The ferris wheel stopped,” she says, panicking. But he and everyone, and everything else were
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