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Mommy, little johnny brought a gun to school,
He told his friends that it was cool,
And when he pulled the trigger back,
It shot with a great crack.
Mommy, I was a good girl, I did What I was told,
I went to school, I got straight A's, I even got
But Mommy, when I went to school that day,
I never said good-bye,
I'm sorry Mommy, I had to go, But Mommy, please
When Johnny shot the gun, He hit me and another,
And all because Johnny, Got the gun from his
Mommy, please tell Daddy; That I love him very
And please tell Zack; my boyfriend; That it
wasn't just a crush.
And tell my little sister; That she is the only
And tell my dear sweet grandmother; I'll be
waiting for her now,
And tell my wonderful friends; That they always
were the best;
Mommy, I'm not the first, I'm no bette r than
Mommy, tell my teachers; I won't show up for
And never to forget this, And please don't let
Mommy, why'd it have to be me? No one deserves
Mommy, warn the others, Mommy I left without a
And Mommy tell the doctors; I know they really
I think I even saw a doctor, Trying not to cry.
Mommy, I'm slowly dying, With a bullet in my
But Mommy please remember, I'm in heaven with
Mommy I ran as fast as I could,
When I heard that crack, Mommy, listen to me if
I wanted to go to college, I wanted to try
things that were new,
I guess I'm not going with Daddy, On that trip
to the new zoo.
I wanted to get married, I wanted to have a kid,
I wanted to be an actress, Mommy, I wanted to
But Mommy I must go now, The time is getting
Mommy, tell my Zack, I'm sorry but I had to
cancel t he date.
I love you Mommy, I always have, I know; you
know it's true,
And Mommy all I say is, "Mommy, I love you."
****In Memory of The Columbine & Virginia Tech
Students Who Were Lost****
Please if you would,
Don't smash this on the ground.
If you pass this on,
Maybe people will cry,
Just keep this in your heart,
For the people who didn't get to say "Good-bye