Where Were You?
Where were you when Farrah and Michael died?
I remembered fighting through traffic and being startled
by the news on the radio,
At first, they reported that Michael was only unconscious
and that Farrah had taken a turn for the worse,
I looked out my car window and contemplated the heat rising from the
asphalt on a sweltering Summer day,
Somehow, the heat seemed insignificant as I wondered if the radio stations
were spreading propaganda,
In the midst of going to and fro,
A double whammy happened unexpectedly,
They both died...........,
A childhood era had ended and life would never be the same
without the Breck girl flashing her mane,
The King of Pop could never be replaced,
What would happen to music?
It was all too much to embrace,
Where were you when they both died?
Probably like most people, sitting somewhere
stunned, shocked, disillusioned and crying on the inside.
Copyright © Margeret Bailey | Year Posted 2010
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