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Letter: Little pieces of plastic

Little pieces of plastic

Little pieces of plastic / it seems like they’re everywhere / I was looking around the other day / there was even some in my hair

they say the oceans are full of it / some caught in a great spiral eye / it’s probably already too late / to clean it all up, my oh my

there is also a particular corner / towards which all the winds blow / that’s where the styrofoam peanuts end up / before traveling on to the show

what I really hate is the coolers / made of little white styrofoam balls / when they break all apart into those tiny little pieces / I get on my knees and crawl

everything is now wrapped in more plastic / with extra layers galore / how many do you need today sir? / I think i’ll take three or four

plastic bags are also a pisser / as they blow on the wind in the air / first caught in the trees they float down to the seas / to choke fish and kill birds, it’s not fair

the landfills they are full of this junk / it takes years and years to degrade / because lazy people can’t pick up a good bag / before going out to buy lemonade

so I guess now’s the time for the message / that you better recycle or die / reduce and reuse like you mean it / better yet just don’t go and buy

Prentice Billings


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