Pizza, A Party, and A Moonlight Ride
Author: Unknown

Jenny was so happy about the house that they had found
For once in her life it was on the right side of town.
She unpacked her things with such great ease,
As she watched her curtains blow in the breeze.

How wonderful it was to have her own room
School would be starting, she would have friends over soon.
There would be sleep-overs and parties, she was so happy
It's just the way she wanted her life to be.

On the first day of school, everything went great
She made new friends and even got a date!
She thought, "I want to be popular and I am going to be,
Because I just got a date with the star of the football team!"

To be recognized in this school you have to have clout,
And dating this guy would sure help her out.
There was only one problem stopping her fate,
Her parents had said she was too young to date.

"Well, I won't tell them the entire truth.
They won't know the difference, what's there to lose?"
Jenny asked to stay with her friends that night,
Her parents frowned, but said, "All right."

Excited, she got ready for the big event,
But as she rushed around like she had no sense,
She began to feel guilty about all the lies
But, what is a pizza, a party, and a moonlite ride?

Well, the pizza was good, and the party went great,
But the moonlite ride would have to wait ~
For Jeff was half drunk by this time
But he kissed her and said that he was just fine.

Then the room filled with smoke and Jeff took a puff.
Jenny couldn't believe he was smoking that stuff.
Now, Jeff was ready to ride to the point,
But, only after he had smoked another joint.

They jumped in the car for the moonlite ride,
Not thinking that he was too drunk to drive.
They finally made the point at last,
And Jeff started to make a pass.

A pass is not what Jenny wanted at all,
(and by a pass, I don't mean playing football).
"Perhaps my parents were right ... maybe I am too young.
Boy, how could I be so dumb?"

She used all her might to push Jeff away,
"Please take me home, I don't want to stay."
Jeff cranked up the car and floored the gas.
In a matter of seconds they were going too fast.

As Jeff drove off in a fit of anger,
Jenny knew her life was in danger.
She begged and pleaded for him to slow down,
But he just got faster as they neared the town.

"Just let me get home! I'll confess that I lied,
I really went out for a moonlite ride."
Then all of a sudden, she saw a big flash,
"Oh, God, Please help us! We're going to crash!"

She doesn't remember the force of the impact
Just everything all of a sudden went black.
She felt someone remove her from the twisted rubble
And heard, "Call an ambulance! These kids are in trouble!"

Voices she heard ... a few words at best,
But she knew there were two cars involved in the wreck.
Then wondered to herself if Jeff was alright,
And if the people in the other car were alive.

She awoke in the hospital to faces so sad
"You've been in a wreck and it looks pretty bad."
These voices echoed inside of her head
As they gently told her that Jeff was dead.

They said, "Jenny, we've done all we can do
But it looks as if we'll lose you too."
"But, the people in the other car!" Jenny replied.
"We're sorry, Jenny, they also died."

Jenny prayed, "Please God, forgive me for what I've done
I just wanted to have one night of fun."
"Tell those people's family, I've made their lives dim
And I wish I could return their families to them."

"Tell Mom and Dad that I am sorry I lied,
And that it's my fault so many have died.
Oh, nurse, won't you please tell them that for me?"
The nurse just stood there, she never agreed.

But took Jenny's hand with tears in her eyes
And a moment later Jenny died.

A man asked the nurse, "Why didn't you do your best
to bid that girl her last request?"
She looked at him with eyes so sad
"Because the people in the other car
Were her Mom and Dad."

Please! Don't Drink and Drive!

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