The Runaways - Boredom

Avatar Author: Nick Travis Clark Hi. My name is Nick. I am 15 years old, a sophomore in high school, and the biggest band geek you will ever meet. I play percussion in the school jazz band and concert band. In marching band, I play snare drum. I am bisex... Read Bio

“Why does it have to be so boring here?” exclaimed James Cartwright as he extended his arms and leaned back in his chair, yawning the biggest yawn in all his fifteen years. He looked out his window at the darkness of the night. It was a warm, summer night, and James knew his summer vacation would be boring as hell.

Sitting back up, James grabbed his cell phone and texted his best friend, Lauren. Asking if she wanted to hang out tomorrow. He placed his phone back in his pocket, and after a few minutes, he felt it buzz in his pants. He pulled it out and saw Lauren’s answer. “Sure. When and where?”

“How about 1:00 at the park?”

He waited a few minutes and received her response. “Sounds good to me. I’ll see you then.”

“Yup. See you then.”

James yawned again as he put away his phone in his pocket. There was nothing to do. He tried reading a book, that got boring really fast. He tried playing a video game, but he kept dying. Finally he gave up. He was about to get changed to go to bed when the window cracked.

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Comments (4 so far!)

  1. Avatar Catherine

    The window cracking open is foreshadowing no? I have a feeling that things are going to get a lot less boring in his life…

  2. Avatar Mr.Gabriel

    I totally inspired this…

  3. Avatar Nick Travis Clark

    Yes, you did, Gabe. XD

  4. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    The window cracked, as in the glass began to shatter or as in someone opened it a crack? Definitely felt his boredom. I think the ‘how boring this is’ got redundant between the beginning paragraph and the last one.