louis rams

Gold Star - 6,935 Points (09/13/1943 / new york city)

Teens Life Taken - Poem by louis rams

a young teenager following the crowd
drugs and alcohol everywhere to be found
party time is what they say
it is time for us to play.
it is when we all get down
we have enough to go around.

then it happens unexpectedly, a life is taken
but it's not you or me!
then you find out that it was a friend
who you partied with till the very end.

he got behind the wheel of a car
but didn't travel very far
he hit the gas instead of the brake
but by then it was much too late.
he hit the lamp post doing about eighty three
it was something that he did not foresee.

how many more stories must you hear
before it becomes crystal clear.
getting high is not the key
in that car is not where you want to be.

just think of the friend that you may have lost
was the party worth the cost?
think of what they may have become
if alcohol or drugs they had not done.

Comments about Teens Life Taken by louis rams

  • Louis Rams (4/18/2016 7:13:00 PM)

    they awaken too late (Report) Reply

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  • (2/6/2010 11:33:00 AM)

    Such is always a tragic event yet. it would happen time and time again. The kids won't learn... infromative and true. well scripted. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 5, 2010

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