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Amber (Riley) Alert

I tear through the house,
A tornado of anger and rage.
What happened?!
I thought we were finally on the same page!

I destroy the closets,
And I rip apart the couch.
I search, and I search
But what I seek cannot be found.

As my hope takes a shallow breath,
I look under your unmade bed.
Hope is snatched from the brink of death.
What was going on in your head?!

Just have a seat here next to me,
And watch all of these first season dvds.
If you do, I promise to stop being mad.
And maybe, just maybe, you’ll see Glee isn’t so bad.
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I can't write about myself in third person, so let's make this an autobiography.I'm Rachel. I'm a nineteen year old college student. And, well, I'm pretty boring. I'm awkward, and I'm selfish. I'm both too serious and too whimsical. I'm hundreds of conflicts contained in a girl. I've only had one real love and I've been head over heels since I was fourteen (He's too stubborn to leave). Most things I write have a little of him between the lines. I'm trying to find my way through growing up and constantly fighting my instincts to pack up and runaway. I think too much and terrify myself. Life scares me and sometimes I forget to live. Insomnia and feeling lost led me here (it also led me to start blogging: http://growinguplostgirl.blogspot.com/)I'm here to grow so please critique anything and everything I post. The structure of my poems would probably give my old high school English teachers a heart attack. My punctuation, or lack there of, probably wouldn't make them feel any better. I get that people are very protective of their creations, but you can tear mine to shreds, as long as you respect the emotions behind them. Harsh criticism wont make me sob into a pillow, promise. more…

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