I went to a party Mom..

One of the most soulful forwards I have received in recent times.

Could not but post it here for everyone to read.

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I went to a party Mom,

I remembered what you said.

You told me not to drink, Mom,

So I drank soda instead.

 

I really felt proud inside, Mom,

The way you said I would.

I didn’t drink and drive, Mom,

Even though the others said I should.

 

I know I did the right thing, Mom,

I know you are always right.

Now the party is finally ending, Mom,

As everyone is driving out of sight.

 

As I got into my car, Mom,

I knew I’d get home in one piece.

Because of the way you raised me,

So responsible and sweet.

 

I started to drive away, Mom,

But as I pulled out into the road,

The other car didn’t see me, Mom,

And hit me like a load.

 

As I lay there on the pavement, Mom,

I hear the policeman say,

“The other guy is drunk,” Mom,

And now I’m the one who will pay.

 

I’m lying here dying, Mom….

I wish you’d get here soon.

How could this happen to me, Mom?

My life just burst like a balloon.

 

There is blood all around me, Mom,

And most of it is mine.

I hear the medic say, Mom,

I’ll die in a short time.

 

I just wanted to tell you, Mom,

I swear I didn’t drink.

It was the others, Mom.

The others didn’t think.

 

Why do people drink, Mom?

It can ruin your whole life.

I’m feeling sharp pains now.

Pains just like a knife.

 

The guy who hit me is walking, Mom,

And I don’t think it’s fair.

I’m lying here dying

And all he can do is stare.

 

Tell my brother not to cry, Mom.

Tell Daddy to be brave.

And when I go to heaven, Mom,

Put “GOOD BOY ” on my grave.

 

Someone should have told him, Mom,

Not to drink and drive.

If only they had told him, Mom,

I would still be alive.

 

My breath is getting shorter, Mom.

I’m becoming very scared.

Please don’t cry for me, Mom.

When I needed you, you were always there.

 

I have one last question, Mom.

Before I say good bye.

I didn’t drink and drive,

So why am I the one to die?

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Please… NEVER Drink and Drive.

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7 Responses to I went to a party Mom..

  1. Beautiful! Very beautiful indeed!

  2. rajk says:

    Came here from Snippets’ blog. Wow, this is a beautiful piece! Moved me to tears…Thanks for posting it here…

  3. rajk says:

    Mind if I copy it on my blog?

  4. Snippets and Rajk – Felt the same too..That’s exactly why put it up here 🙂

  5. Silvara says:

    I was sent this as well by email – it really does make you think doesn’t it…

    very nice 🙂

  6. alka says:

    Oh God!! It’s so sad!! Made me cry. 😦

  7. Raj – It’s not mine to ask permission. Go ahead and spread the word 🙂

    Silvara – Right. Makes you Think with little tears in the eyes..

    Alka – Same here!

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