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   Every morning I wake up wondering

what worries I'll have for the day.

Will I have a fight with a friend?

Will a relative die? Will my boyfriend

break up with me? Will I fail a test?

Will I get sick? Those are my little everyday

worries. But what about the "seem-like-forever"

worries. Drugs, AIDS, Alcohol, Abuse,

Neglect, Murder, Pollution, Recycling,

the Homeless, and my worst worry, War.

Why is the world such a horrible place?

This is my home, not a Death Trap. There

are so many people out there who don't care

about the problems of the world today.

It's up to us kids now, and I don't think

we can do it alone.... n


This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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