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I Died Last Night

August 1, 2010
By HOPEfully SILVER, Clayton, North Carolina
HOPEfully SILVER, Clayton, North Carolina
6 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
My Cinderella. She is real. She exists. I pray for her constantly. May God satisfy the desires of her heart, draw her close, consume her. May He claim her passions, her identity, her refuge, her hopes, her strengths and weaknesses -Adam Young

I died last night.
All I could think about was you.
As I was lying there in my own blood groggy and hurting, watching my mother cry and my boyfriend trying not to pound your face in
I felt sorry for YOU.

Didn't anyone ever tell you not to drink and drive? Don't your parents care about you at all. They were there too, of course.
Their glances shifting from you to my makeshift deathbed on the concrete. I don't know how they could take it. Watching their only son being fitted into handcuffs. Even in my state, I cringed for you.

At a police demonstration in 4th grade, I had worn handcuffs. It was of my own freewill and just for fun, but as soon as I let the officer do it, I started to cry. The unforgving metal bracelets piched the fine hairs on my arms and made me feel trapped. Now you are trapped and I'd do anything to stop it.

I would make them take pity on you. "No one ever told him not to drink and drive" I'd say. "Please forgive him!" I'd scream.

But I can not help you.
I died last night.

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on Sep. 23 2011 at 10:38 am
kittycargo BRONZE, Bates City, Missouri
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Hey, I really liked this. I felt like it was very real. I'm surprised I'm the first one to comment on it. I liked how you were against drunk driving, but still made the point that some people just haven't been taught right from wrong and is it really wrong if they didn't know?