I woke up to the sound of my mother coming home. I sat up and rubbed my eyes, "ey mom," I yawned.
She looked over and smiled at me, seeming very excited, "Quater, guess what?"
"I got promoted!!!"
I blinked, "r-really?"
I ran over to her and we jumped up and down, sqwealing with excitement. This promotion could give her more money and we could finally do all the things we couldn't before! Then my mom got a worried expression on her face, "but, though this is good, I'll have to leave you here alone for...
I got off the bus and walked over to the collage apartments where my mother and I had lived for as long as I could remember. We didn't have the money to get a house but I guess that didn't really matter since it was just the two of us...
I got to room 605, our room, and went in. The door was unlocked since I didn't have a spare key and my mother didn't get home till late.
I sighed and flopped down on the couch. I hated coming home to no one there. It made me feel so alone...
I blinked and looked up at my teacher, who was towering over me and scowling.
"Miss Queen, where's your homework?"
"...Oh! Umm," I went through my bookbag and pulled out the math worksheet, "here," I held it out to her. She snatched it out of my hand, "next time get your head out of the clouds and focus on school!" she stormed up to the front of the class, to her desk.
The other kids snickered and I shrunk down in my chair. That was embarrassing...I got out my book and began reading...I must've read the period away...