I Didn’t take drugs

I went to visit some friends. Mom, I remembered what you said.
You told me not to take DRUGS. Mom, so I kept away from those who were ‘hooked’ and instead, I regretted to find some among my so called ‘friends’ who were so induldging. I really felt proud inside, Mom, the way you said I would.

I Know I did the right thing, Mom, I Know you are always right.
Now everyone was leaving, 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, he hit me like a load.

As I lay there on the Pavement, Mom, I hear the policeman say, the other guy is “high” on drugs, Mom, and now, I’m the one who will pay for his recklessness. 

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 take drugs. It was the others, Mom. The other didn’t think. He was probably the friend of my so called “friends”.

The only difference is, he is “high” and I will die. Why do people take drugs, Mom? It can ruin your whole life.
I’m feeling sharp pains now; pains just like a sharp knife.

The guy who hit me is walking, Mom and I don’t think it’s fair.
I am 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 leave this world, Mom, Please remember me in you dearest prayers; as you always do.

Someone should have told him, Mom, not to take DRUGS. If only they had told him, Mom, I would still be around treasuring our fondest memories together. My breath is getting shorter and shorter, Mom, I’m becoming very scared. Please don’t cry for me, Mom. Please When I needed you, you were always there. You always guided me to good, Mom; and I appreciate every bit of it.

Mom, before I say good bye; tell my “friends”, not to take drugs; to admit they have a problem and to seek help. Tell them to speak to their Moms; like how I confide in you in everything. And tell, their parents to support, help and counsel them.

Mom; I didn’t take drugs and I’m proud that I listened to you……

Compiled, edited and adapted from “Death of an Innocent” to convey a message on Drugs.

“O You who believe, intoxicants,gambling, and the altars of idols, and the games of chance are abominations of the devil(shaytaan). So avoid them so that you may be successful.” Quran {5:90 }

Source: everymuslim.co.za

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