Write On: Samantha Butler "The Art of Hanging Out With Myself
May 27, 2023
Essay by: Samantha Butler
Roseau Community School
Mrs. Didrikson, College English 11
When I enter my gray-blue house, knowing that no one else is there, I am ecstatic. As soon as I cross the threshold of the entryway, I begin. I belt the notes of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” to my audience (my dogs). I walk to the kitchen to start making a snack while I perform. I grab turkey slices, pickles, American cheese, and mayonnaise from the fridge and bring it to the counter. Next I grab a plate and place two pieces of white bread on it. At this point I reach the iconic lyrics...