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Drunk Driving

October 1, 2012
By KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments"

"experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

"be as you wish to seem."

"it's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you are not."

Dear daughter,
I combed your hair, I tucked you in.
I gave you all I could for your life to begin.
You're as smart as they come, I knew you'd go far.
You always gave me reason to raise the bar.
I trust your judgement because I know
You're aware of what's right, far in life I thought you'd go.
Why did you drink? Please let me know.
I wouldve picked you up, had you only said so.
It's a parents worst nightmare, you have to believe,
When your daughter is drunk and takes the keys.
One year later and here we are,
I see you every night as a shooting star.
Love mom.
Dear mother,
I'm sorry I broke your heart, I wasn't thinking clearly as I turned the engine to start.
Red seemed green, I hit the gas.
My eyes haven't deceived me, the alcohol has.
All of a sudden my world caved in, someone save me, make my breathing begin!
It seems like a dream that I am here, I know it was your biggest fear.
This is your lesson to you from me,
The lesson being, don't take the keys.
Your daughter

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