...s. The woods seemed so busy. Besides the sounds of my fire
crackling and pops, bugs and birds sung their nocturnal songs and small
animals running along the ground. Something was close to me, too close.
I got an uneasy feeling in the pit of my stomach. It felt like I was being
watched. I heard leaves move behind me. I gave my surrounding a little
more in depth search with my eyes from where I sat. I slowly rose from my
spot and began to move toward the moving leaves. I tip toed the whole way
until I reached the boundary of light the fire had given me. Something
jumped on my left foot. Startled, I jumped as high as I could, then as
soon as my feet hit the floor I ran. I went past the fire, stopped, and
looked back to see what was there.
Across the other side of my camp I saw something small, brown, and fuzzy.
Having the wits scared out of me made it hard for me to focus and concept
what it was. At first I thought it was an over-grown rat, but then I
noticed longer ears on the rodent. I let out a sign of relief and a
chuckle of embarrassment. It was just a poor little rabbit hopping along
its way. I felt very foolish letting my fears get the best of me. Here I
am being scared of a bunny when I could sit through a horror movie and not
move and inch.
I curled myself back up to the fire warm myself up and gaining back my
pride. I said to m...