Boy's Day Out Poem by Shannon Chapel

Boy's Day Out

Rating: 4.6


This morning he was playing ball
This man and his two boys.
But he’ll never play again
With any of their toys.

This Afternoon brought ice-cream cones
For him and his two boys.
The last ones shared between the three
The end to all their joys.

This evening brought a drunkard by
The car with dad and boys.
Ran a red light now he is gone
Two families now destroyed.

(12/4/05)

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Mary Nagy 07 January 2006

A beautifully written poem. So sad.........and it happens too often. I have no tolerance for drunk driving! My parents did so much of it when we were little (with us in the car) that I still have nightmares! This poem is so heart wrenching. Great job. Sincerely, Mary

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Slimboydim . 02 January 2006

Hard hitting, but great feel about your writing. Tragic topic handled well. Thank you for sharing. Kindest Regards Slim. x.

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Moya Levy 31 December 2005

This is very sad poem, it reads beautifully though, well done Moyax

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Cj Heck 06 December 2005

Shannon, you did a wonderful job with such a tragic subject. You held me from the first line on. How very sad. Warmest regards and respect, CJ

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Ernestine Northover 05 December 2005

A very moving poem Shannon, a very real story too, which hits hard. Nice poem, I enjoyed it. Love Ernestine XXX

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