MAYDAY! MAYDAY! MAYDAY!

MAYDAY! MAYDAY! MAYDAY!

A Poem by Trace
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mine dump collapse,,,, Driver survived ordeal.

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It’s been said that an angel watches over our mine

Whether that’s true or not, who’s to say

But one driver is thanking the powers that be

For saving his life that fateful Sunday,

 

Nothing out of the ordinary, nothing different or strange

But on this night the dump started to crack

And without warning the bottom fell out

For his truck there was no turning back

 

Mayday!  Mayday! Mayday! Went out over the air

And the E.R.T’s answered the call

With fear in their hearts of what they would find

How could anyone survive that fall?

 

But a simple thing called a safety belt

Pulled tight round that driver is said

To have saved his life, as the truck tumbled down

Without it, he could have been dead,

 

Now he has a tale to tell his family and friends

Of the most harrowing experience that day

It’s been said that an angel watches over our mine

Whether that’s true or not, who’s to say.

© 2015 Trace


Author's Note

Trace
Picture from Channel 4 news.
http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/truck-rolls-over-200-ft-embankment-at-kennecott/20102/LX1Sd4MnRUKebCfIcMQX5Q#.VOjdP-PO0KQ.gmail

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Nicely penned storytelling. I'm inclined to believe there was an angel on site.

Posted 5 Years Ago


This is a great story that is a bit faith, a bit folklore, and a lot of fact, but you tell it in a way that makes us hold our breath and then sigh in relief that the driver is fine. Angels or no..well I guess we will share that secret some day.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Wow - what a tale! Yes, an angel was busy that day, for sure! Well told, Trace!

Posted 6 Years Ago


There was an angel watching over...
This is why I worry when I don't hear from you in two days.
Hugs, J


Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Trace

6 Years Ago

I was on that dump two days before.
I live on the edge.

Maybe I should think a.. read more
MsJewel

6 Years Ago

Maybe you should check in a little more often..
Trace

6 Years Ago

Yes dear.
XOXOXO
Wow! PTL! I believe for sure,thanks for sharing and b-blessed!

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Trace

6 Years Ago

Thank you so very much,
It is a crazy job, but someone has to do it.

Trace
Sounds to me like there was an angel on that miner's shoulder! What a terrifying experience that must have been. You told the tale well and in perfect rhyme. Lydi**

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Trace

6 Years Ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and compliments,
I am glad that it wasn't me, .. read more

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