The assignment was to write another chapter to the novel. -
I watched as Aunt Sally entered the courthouse to fill out my adoption papers. She had said to me that she was going to make a sivilized young man out of me. She actually believes that she is going to sivilize me , ha! I looked around the room and saw how grimy and dusty it was. There were pieces of wood that were stained red along with others that ranged from green to tan. I then noticed pictures of men on the far end of the room. I got up and looked at the pictures up close. The names of these men were underneath the picture. From what they were wearing I figured that they were judges.
Each one had a stern face and looked as though they were the most unhappy people on the earth.
I wonder if this is what being sivilized does to you?
Fifteen minutes had past and Aunt Sally lightly walked out of the courtroom with a paper in her hand. She looked at me and smiled as if she had no cares in the world. We left the building and started to walk back to her house.
Aunt Sally says to me , "Now that you with me all your old ways are to end". "You will be starting school soon and I expect you to do as I say".
I turned my head towards her and nodded. Little did she know what kind of thoughts were going through my head at the time. After what she had just said I don't think that I will be able to stand it. I knew that I was a free boy, I made up my own rules and nobody was going...