Hot Blooded, Cold Hearted!
- 11825 Words
- Ages 16 and up
Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Penny, Penny Hopkins. I believe my parents chose that name because that's just about how much I was worth to them. Look, the bottom line is this, I'm about to tell you my story, but I want you to have a clear understanding as to how cynical life has forced me to become. I trust no one. In my twenty-four years on this God forsaken planet, I have come to learn the hard way that everyone is motivated by their own self-interest.
And now, just like the devout atheist at death's door, questioning, perhaps even hoping God exist, I find myself in a similar conundrum regarding love. I was so sure that I would be too clever to fall into such an absurd emotion. I built the walls so high, and so thick I was absolutely certain they were impenetrable.
But now, due to unforeseen circumstances my icy heart has began to melt. I had a five-year plan, this was definitely not in it. Everything was all figured out, my life was exactly how I wanted it to be, but then suddenly life throws that unexpected curve ball. [more]
Keywords: love, death, abuse, loyalty, inspiration, encouragement, Carolyn Barber, hot blooded, cold hearted, heaven, alone, cancer, Lil'Ly