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Glass MAG

October 7, 2009
By cecerain BRONZE, Clarkston, Michigan
cecerain BRONZE, Clarkston, Michigan
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The policeman asked me
What happened last night?

I took a breath, and responded.

Glass everywhere.
Dirt in the air.
Dirt in the car.
Dirt on her face.
Glass everywhere.
Blood on her face.
Tree in the car.


Door stuck.

Over her body.
Over the dirt.
Over the blood.
Glass everywhere.
Out of the window.

Which way?

Answer the door.
Please answer.
No answer.
Next house.
They answer.
They help.
They try to save.

Too much explaining.
Not enough remembering.
No more questions.
Please just help.

Time is running out.
It's getting late.
Too late.
Is she gone?

She is gone.

The author's comments:
My best friend died in a car crash when she hit a tree this past summer. I was not in the crash with her but the passenger in the car survived and told me the story. After going to the crash site for the first time 2 months later i wrote thing.

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on Jul. 31 2011 at 3:53 pm
ErisRose DIAMOND, Ashburn, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
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This is amazing, I'm so sorry that this is true, but an amazing poem.

kay.kay SILVER said...
on Mar. 4 2010 at 11:06 am
kay.kay SILVER, Imboden, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
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well i get everything she is feeling the words she wrote are just like a picture they fit it is truly one of my favorite poems that i have read since i have been a member here ilove this poem and i like the writing style it is incredible

lostherto said...
on Mar. 1 2010 at 11:00 am
my mom died in a car crash in 1999 to i know its hard but its a great poem and im sorry to hear about your friend

on Mar. 1 2010 at 12:01 am
HannaMae SILVER, Ljsfvnsopdfnae, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
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I like the almost fast forwardness of your poem. It's really good.

Mayblue SILVER said...
on Feb. 27 2010 at 7:13 pm
Mayblue SILVER, Visalia, California
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I like the abrupt manner of the poem, but I just dont feel all that emotion in it.

truelove GOLD said...
on Feb. 26 2010 at 6:17 pm
truelove GOLD, Mansfield, Ohio
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this is really good.