Have a Beer...

February 13, 2010
By DiVina SILVER, Shingle Springs, California
DiVina SILVER, Shingle Springs, California
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Have a Beer…

Standing at a party laughing with some friends
All goofing off this is how it should end
I am 17 and totally clean so why did I do this?
This one cute guy on whom I had my eye offered me a beer
I took it, why not?
Because it is wrong…so what I probably won’t get caught
I drink the beer, it tasted good so I have another…understood?
Slowly but surely, I start to fade
My troubles run and it feels great
I drink and drink until I cannot anymore not even caring of what tomorrow has in store
My emotions become strong and I cannot figure out what is going on
I start to cry, where am I, what is going on?
Its half past two that next morning
It is cold and hard here
I look up and see iron bars and think, “How did I get here?”
I do not remember the cops coming last night or them taking me here
I am scared and alone
I want to go home
Then I see my mom and dad here
They shake their heads with tears in their eyes
Their sadness comes as a surprise
I thought they would be angry and harsh
I never expected to see them so beaten and lost
That night changed my life and all it started with was, “Have a beer!”
Yet, somehow I ended up here….

The author's comments:
Inspired by underaged drinking around me. I have seen it ruin lives and I could not do anything about it. I wrote this poem to inspire others not to follow this path.

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DiVina SILVER said...
on May. 12 2010 at 7:22 pm
DiVina SILVER, Shingle Springs, California
9 articles 0 photos 8 comments
....hobbies volleyballl... ASH!

DiVina SILVER said...
on May. 12 2010 at 7:20 pm
DiVina SILVER, Shingle Springs, California
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do i know you?

QueenRelan said...
on May. 12 2010 at 7:15 pm
QueenRelan, Cameron Park, California
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Favorite Quote:
"What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable."- John Green, "An Abundance of Katherines"

Guess who it is??!!!!!????!!!!

DiVina SILVER said...
on May. 12 2010 at 5:16 pm
DiVina SILVER, Shingle Springs, California
9 articles 0 photos 8 comments
Than you so much! :)

QueenRelan said...
on May. 11 2010 at 7:41 pm
QueenRelan, Cameron Park, California
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Favorite Quote:
"What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable."- John Green, "An Abundance of Katherines"

I thought this was really good and it really captures what will happen if you are an underage drinker. Way to go


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