New chain letter anti-drug meme

Chris Hind (
Thu, 09 Jan 1997 22:44:55 -0800

(Millions of forwarded message headers snipped)

This is a very reactionary chain letter and depressing.

> I went to a party, Mom, I remembered what you said.
> You told me not to drink, Mom, so I drank soda instead.
> I really felt proud inside, Mom, the way you said I would.
> I didn't drink and drive, Mom, even though the others said I should.
> I know I did the right thing, Mom, I know you are always right.
> Now the party is finally ending, Mom, as everyone is driving out of
> sight.
> As I got into my car, Mom, I knew I'd get home in one piece.
> Because of the way you raised me, so responsible and sweet.
> I started to drive away, Mom, but as I pulled out into the road, the
> other car didn't see me, Mom, and hit me like a load.
> As I lay there on the pavement, Mom, I hear the policeman say,
> the other guy is drunk, Mom, and now I'm the one who will pay.
> I'm lying here dying, Mom. I wish you'd get here soon.
> How could this happen to me, Mom? My life just burst like a balloon.
> There is blood all around me, Mom, and most of it is mine.
> I hear the medic say, Mom, I'll die in a short time.
> I just wanted to tell you, Mom, I swear I didn't drink.
> It was the others, Mom. The others didn't think.
> He was probably at the same party as I.
> The only difference is, he drank and I will die.
> Why do people drink, Mom? It can ruin your whole life.
> I'm feeling sharp pains now. Pains just like a knife.
> The guy who hit me is walking, Mom, and I don't think it's fair.
> I'm lying here dying and all he can do is stare.
> Tell my brother not to cry, Mom. Tell Daddy to be brave.
> And when I go to heaven, Mom, put "Daddy's Girl" on my grave
> Someone should have told him, Mom, not to drink and drive.
> If only they had told him, Mom, I would still be alive.
> My breath is getting shorter, Mom. I'm becoming very scared.
> Please don't cry for me, Mom. When I needed you, you were always
> there.
> I have one last question, Mom, before I say good bye.
> I didn't drink and drive, so why am I the one to die?
> ************************
> Someone took the effort to write this poem.
> So please, forward this to as many people as you can.
> And see if we can get a chain going around the world that will
> make people understand that drinking and driving don't mix.
> TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE, so please forward this letter
> to as many people as you can.

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