Jonny brought a gun to school,
He told his friends that it was cool,
And when he pulled the trigger back,
A shot rang out with a ‘crack’.
Mommy, I was a good girl,
I did what I was told, I went to school,
I got straight As’,
I even got the gold!
But Mommy, when I went to school that day,
I never said goodbye,
I’m sorry Mommy, I had to go,
But Mommy, please don’t cry.
When Johnny shot the gun,
He hit me and another,
And all because Johnny,
Got a gun from his older brother.
Mommy, please tell Daddy That I love him very much,
And please tell Chris; my boyfriend;
That it wasn’t just a crush.
And tell my little sister; That she is the only now,
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 better then the rest.
Mommy, tell my teachers; I won’t show up for class,
And never to forget this, And please don’t let this pass.
Mommy, why’d it have to be me?
No one deserves this, Mommy,
warn the others, Mommy, I left without a kiss.
And Mommy, tell the doctors; I know they really did try,
I think I even saw a doctor,
Trying not to cry.
Mommy, I’m slowly dying,
With a bullet in my chest,
But Mommy, please remember, I’m in heaven with the rest.
Mommy, I ran as fast as I could, When I heard that crack,
Mommy, listen to me if you would, I won’t be coming back.
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 zoo.
I wanted to get married,
I had goals for which I’d strive,
I wanted to be an actress, Mommy, I wanted to be alive.
But Mommy, I must go now, The time is getting late,
Mommy, tell my boyfriend, I’m sorry, but I had to cancel the date.
I love you Mommy, I always have,
I know; you know it’s true,
and Mommy all I wanted to say is,
“Mommy, I love you”