Descriptive Portrait

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Portrait Have you ever had someone in your life who helped you figure out who who you were? Someone who showed you the right path. Someone who was there right next you even if you did not take that path. Someone who always seemed to be right, but never held it against you when you were not. Someone whom without your life would most likely be entirely different. I have. Her name was Melissa. Melissa was more than my neighbor. She was more than my mentor. She was my best friend. Melissa lived three houses down from me when I moved into a new neighborhood. She made moving to a new neighborhood alot easier. She was one of those people who was friends with everybody. She was friends with everyone because she was so special. She was always in a good mood, always had something pleasant to say, and no matter what was going on, she could get you to smile. Melissa was a few years older than me but we were b Continue...


There were so many times in my life where I would have been completely lost without her kind words and soft voice there to soothe and shepherd me. Even though Melissa is not around anymore, she is still with me. She almost always kept her long golden hair pulled back into a pony tail because she was a bit of a tomboy and liked to be athletic. She had been exactly where I was and she knew how perilous the journey of adolescence could be. Even if I did not want to hear what she was saying. She showed me that getting mad, upset, angry or so irate that I allowed myself to be controlled by my emotions. I was in the fifth grade and she was in junior high when we met. Her facial features were very soft, yet if you met her once, you would never forget her name. I learned from watching her deal with people that being nice never fails. I could always depend on her being there for me with the right words of advice.