Because I Love You

January 15, 2009
As an Angel, I must work diligently to allow the dying to die by lifting the pain that binds them to their body. Under no circumstances may we allow the species we are helping to suffer any pain by waiting for some other miracle to happen. We are the miracle.
But while drifting around I-89 State highway, I witnessed az drunk driver barrel inti the passenger side of a van. Chunks of metal flew to the other lane, slowing traffic to a painful crawl. Sensing that someone was wounded, I flew down to find the drunken driver unharmed, but behind the upturned van, an old man was leaning over the limp body of his wife, cussing and crying. My heart sank. Many years ago, before my young life was unexpectedly ripped from its seams...

My thoughts were interrupted by tne sobs of the man. I knew what my job was, yet I couldn't do it. I watched, broken-hearted, as he stroked her cheek and kissed her forehead. He looked likea child, cradling a well worn doll.

...I was hit by a drunken driver. My Mother visited me every day, wishing it was her he had hit.

Sirens wailed in the distance. I knew she was going to be saved. Looking down at her, with tears trickling down my cheeks, I managed to smile. It has benn thirty years since my death, and I missed her dearly, but it wasn't my Mother's time yet.

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Blue5 said...
Feb. 2, 2012 at 8:56 pm
Good job. I liked it :)
SaRaHjEaN16 said...
Feb. 1, 2012 at 8:45 pm
Chills and Goosebumps!!! I loved it!
tajoines24 said...
Jun. 19, 2011 at 9:15 am
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Dragleaa123 said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 8:13 pm
Beautiful, I agree, excellent idea and sad. But a happy sad. I did not expect the mom connection which gave the short story a twist.
animalgirl said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 6:59 pm

tht waz really good!

i luved it!


agirlnamedlisa said...
Feb. 22, 2010 at 11:48 pm
whoa so good, it gave me the chills. if i could SuperLike this, i would've. :)
Natie said...
Nov. 28, 2009 at 7:20 pm
OMG! That was ridiculously good!! I was honestly tearing up..PLease continue to write more!! I love the whole concept, although watch out for the grammatical errors and also add more details, but other than that, I think you'll do great:)
that_one_kid said...
Nov. 26, 2009 at 9:58 pm
Interesting idea. I really like where you could go with this. Keep writing it! And add some more detail, etc. Good.
Lector S. said...
Sept. 23, 2009 at 12:33 pm
This is very beatiful. I like reading it.
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