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I Always Walk My Own Path

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    Cause in my dying hour I want to look back

    and know I walked in my own boots even if that means I failed
    photohub photohub 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Walking My Own Path

    I admit I wasnt always like this but at a very early point in my teenage life I decided I dont want to do what others do or try to emulate them in their ways. I want to walk my own path and choose how I live my own way of life.....I ve never tried to fill any one's shoes or tried...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 22-25, M Nov 26, 2013

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    If my feet don't fit the shoes of others then

    how would they fit their path too?
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F May 5

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    Spiders worry me. It's not

    because they exist at all, or how they walk, their webs. They just worry me. Equally, I'm not content to follow the mainstream anymore.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F Jun 30

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    Into The Wind

    My path will always be against the wind, burn the bridge behind me, no way home, rocking and rolling my way into the future. That's just the way I was designed and that's how it will always be for as long as I draw the breath of life.
    OneDamnMegis OneDamnMegis 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    The trail is more difficult

    but the scenery is better.
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    No matter what...no matter how bad I end,

    I choose steps and that's that.My life is nobody's posession and I am who I am,not gonna change to fit nobody's taste. I believe on learning and improving tho.Sometimes lessons are learnt so slowly...I am always hoping I wont commit mistakes I may regret rest of my life.It really...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 14

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    Something to be said

    for a well trodden path but it gives one great satisfaction to blaze their own bringing the same results just less traffic. Whew what a feeling! But again I have always marched to the tune of a different drummer
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Poetry

    Three things which inspire the poet : *** An eye to see the world with brightness *** A heart which smells with sincerity *** And the courage to return it loyally.
    FreeGemini FreeGemini 41-45, M Jan 5, 2013

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    I Am Me

    I'm yet again at a scary crossroad of life. A big step is about to take place and I am worried that decisions may not work out, choices might me 'wrong' and everything might blow up in my face. But something I realised tonight is that...I am me: I am strong I am special I made a...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer 26-30, F Nov 10, 2012

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    Yeah,i Walk My Own Path

    I walk my own path,I don't follow someone else.It's not that easy and it's not so hard...just look inside your heart... I'm the only one who chooses where I want to go.Life has a purpose,and many wonder what it is.I have a purpose to,and it is to life. Nobody on this planet walks...
    natdj88 natdj88 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2010

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    Walk My Own Path

    This is my journey and I do what my soul desires.
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2012

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    One Foot In Front Of The Other...

    There may be a time when we are walking side by side, just as there may be a time when we reach a fork in the road and may have to part ways. I cannot go left because it is not right, for me at least... I can't say that I have always walked my own path as there have been times...
    KatjaShoshanaGrace KatjaShoshanaGrace 31-35, F Jan 8, 2011

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    I'M Fine Alone But That Doesn'T Mean I Don'T Need Help.

    Im not a prideful person, when i'm troubled i ask help, but i only ask things lightly that are not pretty much need for help-which i only meant that "i'm bored so can you help me here for fun?" or more like "i'm too lazy so you do the work instead of me." But then people thought...
    Kanon58ful Kanon58ful 16-17 Mar 8, 2013

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    The Right One?

    I think you can ask someone ''what should i do?'' and already you have made up your mind anyway. I know sometimes i am one of those people ... I already know what choice i am going to make but i want someone to confirm i am making the right one. If they don't agree i do like to...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Jul 8, 2013

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    Yes

    Of courseI don't follow other people's  paths.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2011

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    I have three brothers

    who have had their wild times and then settled down to living their lives as our parents have desired. Olaf is a chemist in the petrochemical industry in Stavanger. He has a wife, and a baby daughter. He has settled into the normalcy of life. Haakon is still training to be a...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    The Journey.

    At one point, my path seemed so clear. Somewhere along the winding road before me, I seem to have deviated. Sometimes it feels like I'm so far from where I wanted to be that I'll never find my way there. Much akin to being lost in the woods on a moonless night, I stumble...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2011

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    The Trip To London....

    was both a success and a means to inspiration. Whilst I cannot discuss here the ins and outs of the discussions, I can say that there will be a promotion for Edouard and me at the end of the next three months! The trip from Saint Pancras to King William Street EC4 was more...
    Ilona88 Ilona88 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    The Labyrinth

    Life is a pathway to life. The labyrinth is a puzzling walk in the forest. Go to the maze and find your way. The labyrinth is your own path.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Never Looked Back...

    I left my families impoverished coffee farm in Ethiopia. With it's abusive father, greedy siblings, and arranged marriage which led to more humiliation and abuse. I ran to Addis Ababa and quickly learned the secretive sex trade in my country, quite though it's kept. I saved my...
    crsdrsr61 crsdrsr61 41-45, F Oct 9, 2012

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    The Path Of The Blind

    I will always walk into the darkness. I know not what lies ahead but I can see only whats behind me. Yet I trudge on with all my strength. I stumble, fall, lose my way, have my path altered yet still I walk unwaveringly forward in the black abyss of life. While Death truly awaits...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Jan 13, 2013

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    It Might Be Right Or Wrong, But I Chose It

    I cannot allow others to dictate the course of action I take in my life. By walking my own path and being responsible for my own steps only, I can better face any adversity I face along the way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 15, 2011

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    My Own Path Alone

    I have always walked my own path in all things, from fashion to attitude. When I was a teenager I refused to wear the same kind of clothes or have my hair in the same fashion as everyone else. Of course, this made me a target for bullies and the "cool kids". However, within a...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    Always Have, Always Will! You Should, Too!

    I won't lie and say I didn't purposly walk a different path than my friends but I sure didn't do it to be different or unique like some people do. I don't go out of my way to like music that isn't well know just so I can seem cool. I've met people like that and it's a turn off...
    gratitudemonster gratitudemonster 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2010

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    I don't follow, not just someone.

    ..I don't follow anyone or any path. I carve my own through life. I follow my heart, staying true to my beliefs and values. But I am a leader not a follower. The road ahead is uncertain, but isn't it more fun when your off the map and out of your comfort zone?
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 10

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    Censorship.

    In the past, so that some ideas considered subversive by the government in power does not reach the general public, an appropriate law enforcement had been introduced: the state censorship. It was charged with outright ban the spread of subversive works too. Now censorship has...
    FreeGemini FreeGemini 41-45, M Jan 4, 2013

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    I Like To Travel Where My Intuition Takes Me

    One thing I know is that I need to follow my intuition.  The only problem is that sometimes my intuition guides me to travel down the path that is bumpy, unpaved, rough, and probably longer than the "usual" path.  It's okay, though, I wouldn't have it any other way. I...
    notreallythere notreallythere 36-40, F Oct 5, 2010

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    Only We Remain To Choose

    earth does not divide it connects us water does not divide it connects us air does not divide it connects us fire does not divide it connects us spirit does not divide it connects us life does not divide it strives ever to connect us only we remain to choose one love unity in...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    And I don't listen to anybody else

    who tells me otherwise. It's my life and I will walk my path!!!
    lucylollipop lucylollipop 26-30, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I do things my own way.

    I have my own fashion. The way I dress and wear stuff. I have a way of wearing my hair and make up when I choose to wear make up. I've always been myself and no one but myself. I'll like an idea, and I'll make itine by personalizing and customizing it to my liking and to what...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F Mar 3

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    It's Better For Me

    I was raised to be self sufficient and not follow the crowd. I'm not afraid to go off to do something on my own like travel or something simple like sign up for a gym membership and embark on an exercise program. In the past I've had friends who come up with these ambitious...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Sep 9, 2011

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    At the end of this life I will look back along

    the road I have walked, generally happy with my path. This is why I choose it for myself. Why life someone elses life and not your own? We all have our own paths to walk...you can be like me and share your path with someone you love. But be yourself, walk your path where...
    AX5625 AX5625 31-35, M Mar 2

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    My Demise,my Liberation?

    Sometimes I think walking my own path my be the death of me. Considering I've always felt socialy awkward, its meant i have to blaze my own trails. and guys say asking for directions is hard. Sheesh, i wont crack open a manual until ive tried myself a rediculous amount of times...
    Anxoxo Anxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    I Me And Myself

    I have always been left to "fend" for myself. That is how it has always been. This resulted in me making decisions for myself without any input from an older person. However good or bad the decision was, it was me who made the choice and had to live with it. Although the title...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Your own path is not always one you've chosen.

    Rather, experience has led you here.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response May 5

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    I am walking a difficult path,

    but it is my path and my life. I will always try to do the right thing, for myself and my family. But it is not your life to live it is mine. I do not need to be rescued. I do not need to be told that I have to 'do the right thing'. There are no easy answers, there is only...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    I always have and I think I always will.

    .. I can't change myself and I shan't try either..
    JamieleeEchelon JamieleeEchelon 26-30, F Feb 1

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    Frozen,shattered,and Scattered

    im free i can sleep at night for the people finally got to me my soul froze solid then smashed and swept into the trash i really do not care about them or their cash i feel liberated at last how people could use me up so fast i just cared about people and tried to help it hurt me...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    I Dont Walk My On Path I Make It

    ok i dont like walk the paths ppl make me i  usely make my own cuz i like be ing control of my life and what i do in it but it usely get my in trubel and i dont like being yelled at ever though im used to it so i just like makeing my own path and im tired of geting yelled at...
    keyvincroft keyvincroft 16-17, M 7 Responses Sep 2, 2010

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    I admit it hurts...to always feel

    as if in the end, it comes down to me and just me. But that philosophy has also given me tremendous amount of courage to take charge. And it's my own choice so how can I complain about a suffering I bestowed upon myself? And in the absolute end, I hope I'm happy for following...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    At The End, The Only Path That Matters Is Your Own.

    We as humans are very social creatures, and that's partially because we learn from each other. When we're babies, we pick up on what certain words, tones of voice, and gestures mean, even if we can't perform them ourselves. When we're small children, we mimic everything we...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Jan 10, 2012

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    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It's the only one I know.

    Sometimes I'm joined by others.....sometimes I'm alone but I try very hard to trust my gut....it never steers me wrong.
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F Feb 5

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    " a traumatic experience "

    There was a girl was working on a dormitory hotel... she's a receptionist at night she went to work 9pm-10am at work... she always do this for a month straight she has no rest days and fully time job.. one time she has to meet her mom and his brother before going to her work...
    xeanrose xeanrose 26-30, F Mar 10, 2011

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    My Path Is Clear

    if someone told me to walk right i will walk left if some one tells me to be sad i smile i live in my own world of making people happy who says to follow the trail on long hikes I grab a harness and jump off of the trail in an amusement park i will go on any rollercoster because...
    lianawolf lianawolf 22-25, F Feb 19, 2013

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