Getting drunk. That’s what turning 21 meant to her. Not that she hadn’t been drunk before. She’d started drinking at age 11 and was a seasoned secret drunk long before she was legally able to go bar hopping. The problem with having been on a 10 year drinking spree before your 21st birthday was that . . .

Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic “21.”


Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

2 thoughts on “21”

  1. It is one week until he turns 21. Ever since he turned 19 he was looking forward to this day. Ever since then, he decided to move out from his parents’ house the day he turned 21. He planned this meticulously. His parents and friends helped him. He rented a nice and cheap room, which he will call his home in one week. He studies, has a job and his parents support him financially. They even said that they will provide more starting with that day. So, everything was just perfect. But why didn’t he feel this way?

  2. 21 is the age we turn a year after being 20, an age we are not an adult or teen. We are considered a complete adult at 21. An age that dictates decision making and wise choices. The time will fly and before we realize it, we are twice 21.

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