The street sign said “caution”, but no one seemed to care
the woman in the crosswalk just stared.
The driver of the pickup didn’t stop, he just glared
and ran her down like a drunk on a dare.
The crowd was quietly shaken by the turn of events
but it fast became little more than another accident.
They’d seen it all before, now they were seeing it again
She was somebody’s mother,
she was somebody’s friend.
Vanessa 30 March 2021 Reply. I learnt that song 25 years ago, but it may be much older, from my english teacher and I've never been able to find it again. Here are the lyrics I remember, about someone who has lost her/his cat - not sure of the spelling of the cat's name : "Sapho, did you know that I never thought I'd Live (or be) without you.