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When do we learn
Time to get ready for the nights big event.
I've tried on everything and called up friends.
Mom walks in lecturing dont drink and drive.
So I joke and tell her only while high.
Though she didn't laugh it was funny to me.
But that was before what was destined to be.
A horn beeps so I rush for the door.
Leaving with no goodbyes or a care in the world.
Now I'm with the girls at this crazy night club.
As the designated driver throws back each cup.
2 hours go bye and now she's to drunk to drive.
So another takes over to give it a try.
She had a drink or two but she was more sober than others.
So we tossed her the keys because we thought we could trust her.
Driving home seemed to take a little bit more time.
As our liquor kicks in and takes over our mind.
The car started swerving and then came to a stop.
We thought we were safe then beamed lights from a truck.
It came so fast in the blink of an eye.
In that moment of darkness I was reaching for life.
Picturing the faces I may have to let go.
Releasing all the anger I could ever hold.
Coming to peace that this may be it.
Accepting all things as I quickly repent.
In and out of consciousness as I lay in the crowd.
But the lights are too much so I close them for now.