A Poem That Gives You Goosebumps

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  1. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    A
    Poem That Gives You Goosebumps...

    A
    drunk man in an Oldsmobile

    They
    said had run the light

    That
    caused the six-car pileup

    On
    109 that night.

    When
    broken bodies lay about

    'And
    blood was everywhere,'

    'The
    sirens screamed out eulogies,'

    For
    death was in the air.

    'A
    mother, trapped inside her car,'

    Was
    heard above the noise;

    Her
    plaintive plea near split the air:

    'Oh,
    God, please spare my boys!'

    She
    fought to loose her pinned hands;

    'She
    struggled to get free,'

    But
    mangled metal held her fast

    In
    grim captivity.

    Her
    frightened eyes then focused

    'On
    where the back seat once had been,'

    But
    all she saw was broken glass and

    Two
    children's seats crushed in.

    Her
    twins were nowhere to be seen;

    'She
    did not hear them cry , '

    'And
    then she prayed they'd been thrown free , '


    'Oh,
    God, don't let them die ! '
    Then
    firemen came and cut her loose, '


    'But
    when they searched the back , '

    'They
    found therein no little boys , '

    But
    the seat belts were intact.

    They
    thought the woman had gone mad

    'And
    was traveling alone , '

    'But
    when they turned to question her , '


    They
    discovered she was gone.

    Policemen
    saw her running wild

    And
    screaming above the noise

    'In
    beseeching supplication , '

    Please
    help me find my boys!

    They're
    four years old and wear blue shirts;

    'Their
    jeans are blue to match.''

    'One
    cop spoke up, ''They're in my car , '


    And
    they don't have a scratch.

    They
    said their daddy put them there

    'And
    gave them each a cone , '

    Then
    told them both to wait for Mom

    To
    come and take them home.

    'I've
    searched the area high and low , '


    But
    I can't find their dad.

    'He
    must have fled the scene , '

    'I
    guess, and that is very bad.'

    'The
    mother hugged the twins and said , '


    'While
    wiping at a tear , '

    'He
    could not flee the scene, you see , '


    'For
    he's been dead a year.'

    'The
    cop just looked confused and asked , '


    'Now,
    how can that be true ? '

    'The
    boys said, ''Mommy, Daddy came '

    'And
    left a kiss for you.'' '

    He
    told us not to worry

    'And
    that you would be all right , '

    And
    then he put us in this car with

    'The
    pretty, flashing light . '

    'We
    wanted him to stay with us , '

    'Because
    we miss him so , '

    'But
    Mommy, he just hugged us tight '

    And
    said he had to go.

    He
    said someday we'd understand

    'And
    told us not to fuss , '

    'And
    he said to tell you, Mommy , '

    'He's
    watching over us.'

    The
    mother knew without a doubt

    'That
    what they spoke was true , '

    'For
    she recalled their dad's last words , ' ' I will watch over
    you.'

    The
    firemen's notes could not explain

    'The
    twisted, mangled car , '

    And
    how the three of them escaped

    Without
    a single scar.

    'But
    on the cop's report was scribed , '


    'In
    print so very fine , '

    An
    angel walked the beat tonight on Highway 109.
     
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  2. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow. What a strong, but great poem. It made me want to cry!
     
  3. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I can say is WOW! Good post.
     
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Wow, what a wonderful poem. Brought tears to my eyes.
     
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

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    that was awesome!
     
  6. Cheekon

    Cheekon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    NY
    I love poems like that! [​IMG]
     
  7. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    [​IMG] How sweet!
     
  8. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Wow, that's powerful!
     
  9. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    that brought tears to my eyes
     
  10. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    did you write that?
     

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