May 6, 2009
By Becca Souza BRONZE, Shakopee, Minnesota
Becca Souza BRONZE, Shakopee, Minnesota
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A fair haired mother
Breathed her final breath,
As ending words
Of love and death
Escaped her lips,
And flew up to rest

She let her heart stay
In trust of family
To look after,
A daughter alone,
From one drinker
Who drove the night away

The car roared at its fastest,
A wild untamed beast
But it only took a moment
For everything to stop,
100 miles and hour
Suddenly slid
To a standstill on the street

The red and blue lights flashing,
Like a detective
Looking over what was done
The only one to blame,
A boy of twenty one

The author's comments:
After reading an article about drunk driving, I was overwhelmed with the emotions the victim's family must have felt. It really inspired me to put those feelings into words, and paint the colors of a poem.

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Lost said...
on May. 14 2009 at 3:28 am
You are the best!!!


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