Avoidable

Karla D

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Gazing through my rear view mirror, I️ see a driver on my left-hand side She turns up her radio to hear clearer “It happens too often. We do not abide by distracted driving.” Certain no one will see her, she ignores the phrase and continues her ride Those large, brown eyes opened wide as a glance at her phone turned her world into a blur The windows cracked after the car began to slide “I’m fine… I’ll be fine,” she lied to the officer. All the words she said were slurred “Stay here kid and stand aside” The other driver was thrown onto the curbside He thought, “This was avoidable, why’d it occur?” Words between sobs was all that he replied Like a river, the tears she cried flowed quickly. Shaken and stirred, the young girl walked away without pride