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Not A Second Chance

He remembered her love
Looking at her so sad
All he can think of
Is the good times they had
  Deep in his heart
  He loves her so
  He can't cope with the part
  Of letting her go
He tells her he loves her
He takes the ring from her hand
Promises forever
In his heart she will stand
  As he says goodbye
  His eyes fill up with tears
  He must also say goodbye
  To all the wonderful years
Just as the wind
Began to blow
They lowered her casket
Down into the snow
  Then the answer came to him
  The reason she is gone
  The question he'd been asking
  Wanting to know so long
It's because THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS
TO SO MANY ALIVE
WHEN FRIENDS LET FRIENDS
GET HIGH/DRUNK THEN DRIVE!
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Submitted by RagenRogers on February 04, 2020

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Not a Second Chance

Ragen S. Rogers; Published Poet: Young American Literature; Selected Poems; Poet Of The Year 1995 ; United States National Poetry Book Award 1996. I live in Antelope Valley California. I am a student studying HTML/Python in which I have earned two certificates upon completion of Coding Basics. I enjoy spending time with my husband Thomas Roger's, creating metal yard art, and observing House Mice. more…

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