Tragedy Strikes Head On

May 28, 2010
By Eric Isaacson BRONZE, Hubertus, Wisconsin
Eric Isaacson BRONZE, Hubertus, Wisconsin
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sirens ring out over the dark freeway
familiar music faintly plays
Twelve o'clock, I gotta rock
through the mangled metal
There's a truck ahead
of a terrible horrific accident
lights starin' at my eyes
that happened in a split second
Oh my God
the passing cars ignore and
no time to turn
the people in them pretend but
I got to laugh
the horror won’t escape
'cause I know I'm gonna die
their memories

The author's comments:
This piece was written and inspired by the song Detroit Rock City by KISS. This song was originally written when a man was killed in a car crash on his way to a KISS concert.

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