A Drunk Driver's Pet

March 25, 2018
By Sierra Pickering BRONZE, Singer, Louisiana
Sierra Pickering BRONZE, Singer, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Got Enimies? Good that means you actually stood up for something in your life." -Eminem

She put on her shoes and I whine
She plans to go out tonight
Something feels wrong, so I block the door.
She pushes me away,
"Not now, I'm late"
She scratches my head and leaves.
I wait by the door.
Minutes. Hours. Days.
Her mom shows up,
Shes crying.
My human went to a party,
She never made it home,
Something about a crash.
People show up.
Some of my friends come with their humans.
My humans mom drives me somwhere.
The pound.
I'm put in a cage, cold and alone.
In the cage with me is another,
His human was killed like mine.
We curl up together.
All of this because our owners never came home.

The author's comments:

I was sitting at home reading a news article about another drunk driver being killed and looked at my dog, wondering what would happen if I was killed by a drunk driver. What would he think? What would he feel?

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