Drabble: A Teenage Perspective on the End of the World – by Dionne Obeso

by specklit

“Sammy, come out here!”

“Yeah, mom, in a minute.” He pulled a fresh notebook off the shelf.

“You’re going to miss everything!”

“Well then I guess I’ll be disappointed for like two seconds!” He tried to block out the sounds of her nagging; the light from the meteor lit the room from the wrong direction like an eerie second sun, and he began to write:

Dear diary journal,
Literal end of the world and the Parents still won’t let me take the Jag out for a spin. Worst. Apocalypse. Ever. At least I’ll never have to retake that test in

Author’s Note: Have you ever seen someone in such a mood that you’re sure even the end of the world couldn’t budge them?

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