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Four 

by Emma M.

 

When it was my fourth birthday I went

to the hotel with my moms side of

the family, the pool was splashing like

crazy, it smelled like pool all the way

down to our room.  I was swimming

so hard I had to go to the ladies room

so I took off my life jacket and ran to the bathroom.

It smelled like garbage, so I

ran into the pool (without my lifejacket)

my mom saw me panting

like a dog.  She was holding my

sister Keira.  She threw her up

in the air and dived into the deep end to save me. 

That is the time I was drowning.