joining up with Kate and all the other brave writers over on her linkup for our Five Minute Friday (Freewrite)
One word, five minutes to write down what it brings to mind. Check out what others are writing about as well!
I don’t remember what I was thinking as I stood in line. I had been at the amusement park before, but I’m not sure that I’d been on too many rides. I was content with standing on the ground and screaming as people went through the loops and upside down and backwards and seemed to enjoy it. I was content to have my feet firmly on the ground.
My brother likes the rides. My aunt was with us at the time and she liked the rides. She needed someone to go with her. She said it wouldn’t be that bad. We got into a seat that had the bar come down across your knees and click into place. It was an older wooden coaster, so there weren’t any upside down sections but there were some tall ones and some super fast side to side ones. As the ride clicked up the hill to where it would be released, i think I realized that this was a very bad idea. but it was a little too late. As we launched over the hill we were thrown forward by the force of gravity and I did not feel secure because the bar across my knee lifted just enough to make me feel insecure as I was on the steep incline. Needless to say I put all my might into staying in my seat and also screaming cause I was terrified.
As the ride ended, I staggered off to make my way to my parents who were waiting at the end of the exit. My mom took one look at me and said ‘You don’t look too good. You look green’ and pointed me towards the closest garbage receptacle. I didn’t throw up but my stomach was definitely unhappy.