Vanished

July 20, 2008
By Catherine Maisano, Ontario, CA

Where did we go wrong?
When did our innocent laughs
Turn to screams of horror?
We were young.
We had lives to live,
But they were too soon,
Ripped from our fingertips
My chance to smile,
Became my time to cry

If only we had known
I would have kissed you goodbye,
I wouldn’t have cried so hard,
At least knowing you understood
And yet I’m here
Wondering where we got so lost

The author's comments:
I wrote this about my friend Tres Corona who passed away this year, three days before my birthday.. He was the awesomest person I've ever met... R.I.P. Tres

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