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That Monday Night

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That Monday Night

What I wouldn't want to relive Is a night many years ago When a brother could run so fast But soon his life would slow On the turning of that corner Out of sight he became What happened seconds later Two brothers future never the same As I ran to catch him up Horror befell my eyes There, gone, taken by a van To my knees I sank and cried Momentarily I heard his screams Then a silence echoed all around Who would want to relive The impact of deathly sound

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  1. Date: 5/19/2014 2:31:00 PM
    A sad and tragic loss to have witnessed. Makes my heart sad. love phyl

    Fraser Avatar James Fraser
    Date: 5/19/2014 3:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    To witness such, and to never relive, apart from in my words. Thanks kindly Phyllis, James xx
  1. Date: 2/11/2014 3:17:00 PM
    Tragic ..sad and touching the core

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 4:25:00 PM
    Nice win James, .. I WOULDN'T want to relive this either. Loving it ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 10:05:00 AM
    James its been a very long time I don't know if you even remember me I think this is some great poetry my friend just thought to visit before bed take care love Jayne x btw you still got it lol

    Fraser Avatar James Fraser
    Date: 5/19/2014 3:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Jayne, I sure do, remember you. Thank you as always for your kind words. I must catch up on your poetry this coming days. Until then, James :)
  1. Date: 2/4/2014 2:22:00 AM
    Very touching....Great read...thank you for sharing

  1. Date: 1/24/2014 3:32:00 PM
    What a great poem. Its nice reading your piece once again. Keep on writing please.

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 5:02:00 PM
    Great diction and flow help to make this a wonderful poem

  1. Date: 1/12/2014 3:44:00 PM
    Great emotive winning work..I remember your mentioning this great loss in your life..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 9:41:00 PM
    Congratulation for a fine win in the contest. enjoyed the poem, james

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 11:26:00 AM
    Very sad, sobering and touching poem James. Best of 2014 to you!

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 3:51:00 PM
    Hello my poetic friend; and a Grand Happy New year to you and yours ! Make no mistake dear poet, the rush, greeting you on this memory in your poetic thoughts of your lost love one ripples the spec which tears descend from this soul who misses you and trembles at the thought of your loss. Miss ya ! Much love, james.......P.S. Noresman

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 6:22:00 PM
    well it was nice to hear from you on the blogs even if you only blew in to say Happy New year! :) Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/24/2013 5:27:00 AM
    James, --loving this one..... MERRY CHRISTMAS <3 Love Linda -The Sweetest Poet Destroyer

  1. Date: 12/23/2013 10:34:00 PM
    WOW, that is horrible and the poem is one of the best I have seen on this topic. I really liked how you wrote about it and sorry for that awful thing in your life.