Maverick Jones

Die Young - Poem by Maverick Jones

Life is perfect sitting on your front porch swing,
listening to the mockingbird sing.
Then you get one call,
that threatens to end it all,
you feel like you rammed into a steel wall.

How can everything be fine then go so horribly wrong?
You feel like your in a dream state and you don't belong,
you don't know how to even begin to stay strong.

You start to slip from all reality and no longer grow,
life hit you with a low blow,
you start to believe there is no tomorrow.

You start to hate everything and everyone,
you lock yourself away in your room away from the sun,
your heart feels like a robber on the run.

Then you get another call this time much worse,
you have to wonder is your life a curse,
but you can't let your baby sister end up in a hearse.

You race out into the driveway and into your car,
You have to drive fast because the hospital is far,
you can't let her leave upon a falling star.

You weave in and out of the thick traffic driving awfully fast,
but you don't care you have to get to the bypass,
you zoom pass a red light and it was your last.

You didn't see that rock truck until it crushed the drivers side,
your friends believe you committed suicide,
since your sister didn't make it and died.

You died so young with a lot of life still ahead of you,
now you spread your wings and flew,
that much I know it true.

I still can't believe your gone,
my emotional roller coaster started at dawn,
I wish in heaven there was a withdrawn.


Topic(s) of this poem: death of a friend

Comments about Die Young by Maverick Jones

  • Leah Ayliffe (7/11/2014 12:48:00 PM)

    This is so tragic. Lovely narrative though. (Report) Reply

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (7/11/2014 12:40:00 PM)

    reality of life here on this earth...well tried (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 11, 2014

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