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    The Porch Swing

    I spent the better part of this afternoon contemplating the purpose of dreams. Why, I asked myself is the brain capable of creating this conscious manifestation of something that we desire when it is wholly impossible in reality? Cruel occipital lobes, flashing images that then...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 26 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    It's funny and you may need to be of my

    generation to get this, but we all grew up being sold the fairy tale. You know the one, the tale of living happily ever after. We were led to believe that by a certain age it would be a certain way, we would be happy, set for life, and have no worries. And maybe we weren't...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 10 Responses Jan 6

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    To find someone you love,

    you gotta be someone you love.
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 3 Responses May 14

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    `Empathetic people โ€” dreamers

    and idealists โ€” have this sort of accidental power. Most spend their early years ridden with self-doubt, insecurity, and people pleasing habits. But their journey is inevitably derailed when this comfortable life gets uprooted by an unexpected darkness. Suddenly their trusted...
    PuppetOnStrings PuppetOnStrings 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    Another day another gone too young,

    Princess Diana, Whitney, now her daughter, these thinkers are too precious to be forgotten.I dream of a world where things such as love and kindness are an all and important place in society and things such as hate, judgement and disrespect of minority is a thing of the past.The...
    peoplesprincess peoplesprincess 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    The sad truth is so many people are in love

    and not together and so many people are together and not in love...
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    over analyze and read into things

    but i dream too. sometimes the dream is stronger than life. sometimes the dream is one i would trade everything for. but often the dream is not possible...undeserved and possibly unwanted by those youd share it with. when we leave this life, would it not be ideal to live on in...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jul 27

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    DIABLITANGELICAL69 DIABLITANGELICAL69 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Life is weird. You can go from being strangers,

    to being friends, to being more than friends, to being practically strangers again.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    just want to scream at the sky.

    On the racetrack we called it controlled energy. you fed the horses well, kept them conditioned, healthy.. And stuck them in a stall... Which more often than not led to cries of "loose horse" from the newbies.... and a muttered ... "Danged bob's horse is loose again." from the...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    meaningseeker meaningseeker 22-25, F 6 Responses May 16, 2014

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    Thinker Moment: The same boiling water

    that softens a potato, also hardens an egg. Sooooo it's about what you're made of, not the circumstances. Yeah.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    Breakthroughs happen

    when intelligent people dream
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Isn't ironic? we ignore the ones

    who adore us. Love the ones who hurt us, and hurt the ones that love us.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I read Genesis. Revelation is tempting

    but I never finished it. The middle is just a distraction. Maybe I just find the in-betweens boring. Life is all about the beginning and end. We all die alone. We are born and breath as one. It's not all hopeless. It's just that the beginnings are the ones we forget. Why are...
    MentAl69noMAD MentAl69noMAD 18-21 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My love is pure I saw an angel Of

    that I'm sure She smiled at me on the subway She was with another man But I won't lose no sleep on that 'Cause I've got a plan Yes, she caught my eye As we walked on by She could see from my face that I was, ******' high And I don't think that I'll see her again But we shared a...
    meetmeinthepouringrain meetmeinthepouringrain 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    SunnyGirl9 SunnyGirl9 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    I have a lot on my mind.

    Dreaming and thinking just makes me forget about reality. It makes me go to my happy place in the clouds. Far far away from my troubles.
    nlcb nlcb 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I am a middle aged woman.

    .. wow that was hard to type... lol I am married... I have kids... a full time job... just an ordinary life...my life is good... but things could be better. I love to dream of how things could be... a lot of what ifs... I think about choices I've made, things i could do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    I want so many things in life

    and most have eluded me. I don't need to own the world or be super rich. I would like enough money to pay my bills and have a bit extra to take the family on little outings like the zoo or a boat ride or even just fishing. I have struggled all my life to work hard and provide...
    Bird500 Bird500 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    What if nothing is real,

    outside our own mind (brains in a vat)? If what we experience is just a projection and simulated reality...but then it's a bit self centered and focused solely on 'I' and others experiences don't exist...and the way you interact or react wouldn't really matter...but I'm not a...
    elizsvot elizsvot 22-25, F 15 Responses May 8

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    Excuse me miss, can I take you out tonight?

    ? Perhaps to the movies or maybe to the park.. Why don't we lay down under the stars and talk about our dreams and plan a future together.. I'd lay wide awake watching you sleep because I know my reality is better than any dream.. so what do you think? forever sounds good to me...
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 3 Responses May 7

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jul 30

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    thatstar96 thatstar96 18-21, F 4 Responses May 28, 2014

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    Apparently, my life isn't going to go the way I

    had planned. But that doesn't mean it can't still be great. From the outside, right now probably looks like the lowest point in my life. From my perspective, though, it's definitely not. A couple of years ago, I had what a lot of people dream of. And I was miserable. I had no...
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 7 Responses May 31

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    There must be more to life

    than this. The everyday: commuting to work and buying food. Sitting at night watching other people's lives. There must be more to life than this. An adventure. A new horizon, new places and new people. Bright sunlight shining on your face, warm fragrant air blowing off the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jun 3

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    If robbers ever broke into my house

    and searched for money, i'd just laugh and search with them. xp
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M Aug 17

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    Greetings from the West Coast--California.

    There is a moment when the sun touches this planet and I swear at that very moment there is a thin line between heaven and earth =)
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Feb 6

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    In each soul lies a love of balance,

    of harmony and of serenity. We are each a part of this world, a unique and wonderful piece of the timeless beauty that is this great mother Earth. From this earth we rise, and walk upon its surface for a time, and to it we return in the sleep of death. Each a part of something...
    SlideSquare SlideSquare 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Is it weird that I'm always thinking about

    everyday life as if it were a cartoon. lol I'll never grow up!
    lizzieloves lizzieloves 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    THE One Flaw In Women

    This one is for the ladies… By the time the Lord made woman, he was into his sixth day of working overtime. An angel appeared and said, "Why are you spending so much time on this one?"And the Lord answered, "Have you seen my spec sheet on her? She has to...
    clowcri clowcri 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Sometimes i think that what would happen

    if this Oval shape earth would turn out and change it into a Trianglualr shape ?
    Bobishere66 Bobishere66 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Love is love and I will except anyone

    that makes me happy. I'm just so confused. I don't know what I am. Am I gay? Am I straight? Am I bi? I just want to be normal and not be made fun of. All I know is that I might be attracted to men and I don't want to be. People act like being gay is wrong and I'm afraid. I'm...
    MglMndt MglMndt 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    Late at night when all the world is sleeping,

    I stay up and think of you. And I wish on a star that somewhere you are thinking of me too. Cause I'm dreaming of you tonight. Till tomorrow I'll be holding you tight. And there's nowhere in the world I'd rather be than here in my room dreaming about you and me..
    MglMndt MglMndt 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 13

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    Lately these thoughts

    and questions have been swimming in my mind. Thoughts about what is real, what is reality. Questions about who I am, who anyone is... How can we be sure of anything, even in our own minds? The world is so complex yet everything is interconnected; molecularly speaking we are...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 12

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    Life taught so much. We need to see those

    little things to be wiser and better than before :)
    hmmmidk hmmmidk 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Sometimes I get lost in my own head

    and have to fight to get out.
    Perfectdreamingskull Perfectdreamingskull 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    People often underestimate what they're capable

    of. But you find out you can do a lot more than you thought you could, when you don't have a choice. We should all have more faith in ourselves and our abilities to start with
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 9 Responses May 13

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    I learned the most beautiful word today:) it

    was ephemeral! it means only lasting for a short time like a bubble or a butterfly:b i love it!
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I want to drown in an ocean of every long

    embrace and kiss we've shared And dry myself in that look in your eyes that makes me melt
    SunnyGirl9 SunnyGirl9 46-50, F 16 Responses Jun 3

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    Thinking: If you can't get someone off your

    mind, they are probably supposed to be there.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    10 bedroom house, a Lamborghini,

    Rolls Royce and Bentley in my garage๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ตalong with my bachelors and Md. degree ๐ŸŽ“with a fine *** ๐Ÿ‘…๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ”ฅ husband and two kids are my dreams ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    โ€œIn the end, only three things matter: how

    much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you."
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 1

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jul 30

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    You know you're in love

    when you can't fall asleep, because reality is finally better than your dreams.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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