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Here's a Can of Air Freshener for that Greenhouse Gas

Rachel 



I know what must be done
But I wait and hope
The battle by itself will be won
Who am I?

The earth spins without my aid
And the sun doesn’t need
Its energy bills to be paid
How am I relative?

Oh, they’re famished?
A grocery store trip will make that better
People are jailed and banished?
They should just write a letter

Think globally?
The world is immense
Act locally?
I don’t want to hop that fence
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Submitted on May 02, 2011

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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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