Treasure Island

Jerry Abrahamson

(May 14,1957 / Madison, S. Dak.)

I Guess that I Should Have Died


I guess that I should have died
In the car accident so long ago
And then they wouldn't have to bother
With helping me out in life

I guess that I should have
Been sitting down on my seat
Like a good little 5 year old
When the truck hit the door

But they don't ever stop and think
That the medical field may have
Improved in their procedures
Treating injuries that they have never seen

But that is up to you
As to how you feel
About what I should have done
In a car when I was 5

Submitted: Monday, March 31, 2008
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