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I Am a Dreamer and a Thinker

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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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    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Thinking right now. What do you think

    Nationalism serves? People say its a good thing. People like me say it isn't. Sure, I get it, people can feel free to love their country I don't care but its patriots that I can not stand at times. They always start up things, poke fun at other peoples countries, lives and...
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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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...
    Lovinu0429 Lovinu0429 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    You'll end up really disappointed

    if you think people will do for you as you do for them. Not everyone has the same heart as you.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    Back In The Day

    I once had the arrogance to believe that I would change the world. But, as what happens over time, the world changed me. The ideals are still there, but they keep get buried deeper every year. I become a little more cynical. I've seen so much promise die. People fight, give...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 6 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard.

    Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 12

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    The heart says, "Fly high" The mind responds,

    'The dream is too high"... Heart constricts; Mind cramps. Spirit jolts to consciousness Soul cries in gnawing pain.
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    Sometimes my own mind is my only escape,

    and other times I can't escape my own mind.
    myblumoon myblumoon 31-35, F 8 Responses May 4, 2014

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    “If we take eternity to mean not infinite

    temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein
    SeeJayEss SeeJayEss 16-17, M Mar 7

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    The night takes my open mind

    and sprinkles it across its darkened, cloudy palette. My thoughts nothing but the stars glittering with naughty intent. Is it the moon that winks, or the baby suns? Bright, so bright. But my eyes are nothing but dull, burning orbs. The night stole my mind, and my demons keep it...
    DontThinkAboutItTooMuch DontThinkAboutItTooMuch 18-21, F Feb 27

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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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    so last night I had a dream of being DP :p it

    felt so real that I woke up all excited lol
    sexybigirl123 sexybigirl123 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    I Search For You

    I am always thinking about the purpose of life, the 'reality' of existence, trying to logically fit the pieces of the puzzle together, trying to understand, trying to find answers, trying to find you..... I am always looking for signs, searching eyes, listening for words of...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 44 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    Never trust an atom..

    . they make up everything.
    Terrain12 Terrain12 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 16

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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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    i feel her presence as i lay still.

    a gossamer touch, gentile and warm. i feel her breath on my skin, the essence of life. i hear her heart beating the echoing rhythm in time with the clock on the wall. i scent the fresh flower smell of her hair, the memories of summer sun. i reach to touch her....and find...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 17

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    We read what we cannot sow,

    we write what we cannot let go.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Most people like to wish upon a star.

    All the while I'd just like to hold one in my hands.
    ddc95 ddc95 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    saurabh7838 saurabh7838 22-25, M Mar 8

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    My older brother is always bashing on me about

    how the future won't work out. My dreams are just a lie to him. I have big ones, I want to study animation, and become a good pianist. You have to work for your dreams, no matter how hard. It's the only way to make your dreams turn into reality. His words won't bring me down. I...
    DiegoKishimoto DiegoKishimoto 16-17, M 8 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    Two years ago, I never thought I would've come

    this far musically. One of the major disadvantages of being stuck in a small town is that I couldn't put a band together if I had to. Two years ago, this was frustrating. I've always believed in the saying "where there is a will, there is a way" because I believe that willpower...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    Thinking: If you hesitate between me

    and another person, don't choose me.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I think this is totally true.

    Fantastic sex, or fantastic sex that I have had, has always started with mental foreplay. I think imagining what you are going to do to someone, or what they are going to do to you, is a serious turn on. Telling someone what you are thinking makes the build up more intense. The...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F Feb 12

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    I sometimes stare into the cosmos & wonder

    about everything. About the universe & what's beyond it, theories & religions & our purpose as human beings. I wonder how our planet is to survive if we're killing each other. I think our purpose as human beings is to unite the planet as one.
    XRedFury XRedFury 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    If I think on something

    for a long time I will have a dream about it.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M Mar 7

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

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    If you can't say good to other people you

    better shut up. Your opinion isn't needed -__-
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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

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    If you want to achieve greatness,

    then stop asking for permission.
    SeeJayEss SeeJayEss 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I sometimes stare into the stars & think about

    time & space. I think about what is beyond the universe & if time will ever come to an end, considering there was a beginning point. If I had one wish, it would be to travel the universe, nothing more...
    XRedFury XRedFury 22-25, M 9 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    If you stop chasing wrong things!

    then only you give chance... right things to catch you?
    saurabh7838 saurabh7838 22-25, M Mar 8

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    It seems like as I get older,

    my dreams become more unrealistic. When I was little I wanted to become a scientist, doctor, writer, lawyer Now I want to have my own chocolate factory and make candy for the world. I want to drive an ice cream truck and explode people's imaginations. In the middle of...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Feb 15

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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 =)
    KristianNathan KristianNathan 26-30, M 11 Responses Feb 6

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    Why do I miss when you were never there?

    Why do I long for your touch when it was never mine? Why do I keep on hoping when its clearly hopeless?
    MsDemeanorMe MsDemeanorMe 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 1

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    it's amazing how one anonymous person on an app

    like this, can keep me sane. so many kind hearted people on this Earth, but sad to know that someone I don't know, understands me better than those I'm around daily.
    wonderinglover wonderinglover 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Is it to late to dream about being the next

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    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Those million little events

    that pull us together and split us apart.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I joined EP to find people with whom I can

    relate. After reading so many experiences, I am amazed by how many of us are seeking love, intimacy, and acceptance from others. As I was sitting in traffic tonight, I looked at the people in the cars around me and wondered about their hopes, dreams and desires. I wondered about...
    Traveler721 Traveler721 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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    Finally!

    A time comes in your life when you finally get it. When in the midst of all your fears and insanity you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out - ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying or struggling to hold on. And, like a child quieting down...
    clowcri clowcri 22-25, F 71 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Shadows of Thought

      I was reading through my journals recently. Fifteen-years-old seems so long ago. I guess some things are better left in the past, unthought of and unseen.  Maybe I shouldn't have read those notebooks. Still, I can’t help but feel bad for the girl who...
    stormynightsky stormynightsky 22-25, F 19 Responses Jun 1, 2009