View Full Version : Drinking and Driving

03-17-02, 10:05 AM
Hey, I didn't compose this. Found it on the net a while ago. Its sad:

I went to a party, Mom, I remembered what you said.
You told me not to drink, Mom, so I drank soda instead
I really felt proud inside, Mom, the way you said I would.
I didn't drink and drive, Mom, even though the others said I should.
I know I did the right thing, Mom, I know you are always right.
Now the party is finally ending, Mom, as everyone is driving out of sight.
As I got into my car, Mom, I knew I'd get home in one piece.
Because of the way you raised me, so responsible and sweet.
I started to drive away, Mom, but as I pulled out into the road,
the other car didn't see me, Mom, and hit me like a load.
As I lay there on the pavement, Mom, I hear the policeman say,
the other guy is drunk, Mom, and now I'm the one who will pay.
I'm lying here dying, Mom.. I wish you'd get here soon.
How could this happen to me, Mom? My life just burst like a balloon.
There is blood all around me, Mom, and most of it is mine.
I hear the medic say, Mom, I'll die in a short time.
I just wanted to tell you, Mom, I swear I didn't drink.
It was the others, Mom. The others didn't think.
He was probably at the same party as I.
The only difference is, he drank and I will die.
Why do people drink, Mom? It can ruin your whole life.
I'm feeling sharp pains now. Pains just like a knife.
The guy who hit me is walking, Mom, and I don't think it's fair.
I'm lying here dying and all he can do is stare.
Tell my brother not to cry, Mom. Tell Daddy to be brave.
And when I go to heaven, Mom, put "Daddy's Girl" on my grave.
Someone should have told him, Mom, not to drink and drive.
If only they had told him, Mom, I would still be alive.
My breath is getting shorter, Mom. I'm becoming very scared.
Please don't cry for me, Mom. When I needed you, you were always there.
I have one last question, Mom, before I say good bye,
I didn't drink and drive, so why am I the one that has to die?

angel collector
03-17-02, 05:21 PM
that was really good and so true where did you find that ? and that made me cry vinnie oh the card i promised is coming soon ok ttyl:wah:

Breni Sue
03-18-02, 01:15 AM
I've gotten that one through email fowards in the past. Sends out a pretty powerful message about drunk driving. :(

03-22-02, 10:58 PM
just want to bump this up a bit where more people can see it

03-23-02, 02:23 PM
They always used to read that one out loud at school. It's so sad. :(

03-26-02, 05:09 AM
that is so sad, I first read it when I was ten when we had to write a complimation of poetry in school. A friend put it in their book, and I cried. :wah: