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I Am a Dreamer and a Thinker

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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

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    My worst fear, riddled by the years: To have

    wings Unable to fly To curse the sky What clips them down What gravity tears them away? Living with pained choices And impotence As opposed to: A flightless creature Ignorant of the freeing joy Content with its basic toy A life without heights The applause of the roar Of...
    EpikEcko EpikEcko 18-21 1 Response Aug 30

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    The love that lasts longest is the love

    that is never returned.
    cptng cptng 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10

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    The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.

    Morgan Freeman So don't. :)
    afoolishheart afoolishheart 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Romantic Relationships Are Like A Quilt

    Have a wonderful friend on EP, she creates beautiful quilts, placemats and other items. As we were talking, my mind began to wander a bit, daydream and an analogy came to my mind how our relationships are like a quilt. When one creates a quilt, it often times tells a story...
    romanticdreams romanticdreams 46-50, M 9 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    I feel we live in a world

    where everyone is afraid of trying. Then the fearful people sit back and make fun of the people who DO try. Because that's the thing about trying, you're not always going to be very successful at it in the beginning. Sometimes you struggle with things to get to where you need...
    iamspazz iamspazz 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    You will never be happy

    if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
    mindwithawhy mindwithawhy 41-45 7 Responses Apr 27

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    I am a web developer

    who loves hearing peoples genuine stories and thoughts. I have spent the past year working on this project in my free time that provides a place for people to share their most genuine stories and thoughts anonymously. I want to connect the world through the power of story...
    Usefulman Usefulman 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    "We all just want be loved in one form

    or another" is pretty accurate but what it doesn't say is that we are all relatively picky and even if we do become desired often we do not desire those whom desire us. It is difficult and frustrating but it is a fact that until we either find what we settle we will never be...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    I think and dream a lot.

    I can be in my own little world quite a bit. For me, it's an escape sometimes. I'm always dreaming about the future. I'm thinking of the past, present, future. I'm introspective. And as cynical as I am, I can't help but have a whimsical side that involves no practicality. My...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wow........ Am sitting in my special place,

    where I like to think, this place is so peaceful and beautiful. I've been sitting here for sometime now, making one of my biggest and the hardest decision I have ever had to make, do I stay and fight to keep my marriage going or do I just pack up and go and never look back. My...
    Sweetgal40 Sweetgal40 36-40, F 3 Responses May 24

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    I've spent hours, days,

    weeks and months dreaming about the things I want to fulfill before I get old and die. No matter what I have been through, even if its some form of hell. I still dream. The fact that I dream is what keeps me going, and moving forward. My dreams and thoughts are indestructible.
    TheBlackQueen TheBlackQueen 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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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 46-50, F 27 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    I dream and think about lots of things some of

    which are very stupid and taboo. In real life we are bound by so called rules and regulations which makes us to hide our true feelings and Likes dislikes. I dream about myself being a secret agent and eliminating all the evil people of this world. Sounds childish,isn't it but...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I have undying perennial hope

    that blooms regardless the conditions preceding and leading to its inevitable demise. A Phoenix constantly reborn from the ashes knowing that endings and beginnings become indistinguishable over time. I know that life is cruel but it is the most loving heart that must be the...
    TheDiscardedImage TheDiscardedImage 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    A Day In the Life At Ep

    I've been here a few weeks now but I still feel so young & inexperienced, on this site I mean, not in real life.  OK, well sometimes in real life too but that's another story.  I had no idea where to write this so I just picked a random...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 33 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    Miracles start to happen

    when you give as much energy to your dreams as you do to your fears.
    TsukiyoChan TsukiyoChan 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    Differentisgood Differentisgood 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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    meaningseeker meaningseeker 22-25, F 7 Responses May 16

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    “I dream too much,

    and I don’t write enough.”
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    An Ode To You, My Online Love

    Funny how this on-line cyber world plays out. An alternate universe. No, alternate dimension. My thinking is the Internet in bloom is somewhere around 20 of robust life. Its pervasiveness less. We, young and old, are defining it, understanding and defining it culture, rules and...
    HootieBootieInLuv HootieBootieInLuv 26-30, F 12 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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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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    I always wanted to be someone special,

    i always wanted to have something that nobody has, because i dont wanna be a sheep my entire life like everyone else (they wake up, eat, go to an either good or bad job, come home, and do it all over again) i dont want that life i wanna be what nobody on this earth
    MrUnglazeDonut MrUnglazeDonut 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Never trust an atom..

    . they make up everything.
    peace82 peace82 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 22

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    My dream is to learn french this year (fluent)

    and in a few years, study/go to France for university. :) It's going to take a lot of work. A LOT, but it's something i really want to do.
    Dieg123 Dieg123 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    any one dreamer or thinker here

    and want to share some experience. i have not posted much here so i am not sure about any rules or standards here...
    knowme1 knowme1 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Most of us spend too much time thinking about

    what's already done with or what is to come. We often attempt planning and solving our entire life. We regret things of the past, worry about an unforeseeable future, cry when our dreams are shattered and expectations are not realized. But did you know that what really matters...
    summerbloom summerbloom 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    Sometimes I have my head in the clouds in a

    normal way. I think about life and how everything is interconnected. I have many dreams I want to realize. I think about people and how they became who they are, I think of my place in society and who I am, I think about people around, all the conflicts and issues in the world...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I've come to the conclusion

    that I'm too much of a dreamer. I fantasize about my life being a millions times better when I get a job, be it being on Broadway, working in music.. I dunno. Things that would require a lot of effort and that I prob won't even get into. That's where the depression kicks in. I'm...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Sussh Sussh 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    early in the morning,

    look in the mirror and my body said "hmmm i think i should go back to bed" and my mind said "NO! you better go to the shower now!" and my body said "grrrr why does you always against me? didn't you know that you are useless if i am not healthy?" and my mornings goes on like this...
    littleana littleana 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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 9 Responses May 4

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    I Am A Dreamer And A Thinker......

    I am. And so a lot of people are. The best thing on EP has been finding out that we are all alike. And I thought I was special! Lol I can feel how we are all woven in this human tapestry. We are not perfect. We have longings, desires, dreams. We all want to be happy. Have peace...
    sandygirl106 sandygirl106 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    I dream all the time.

    My favorite and most unlikely to happen dream is that I would be a superhero, but I wouldn't save the innocent. No, I would save the bad guys. After all superheros don't exist until someone becomes one, right? I also have a dream where I own a hugely successful business and I...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Thank God For Tomorrow!

    When I was 15 I believed that I was gifted - how or why, I don't know - But I believed it. I knew then that no matter what I did, my life would be successful and struggle would be a word I read in someone else story, but not mine. Mine featured success, fortune and interest...
    joccco joccco 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    I think of the places I have been

    and where I would like to go next. I dream of being young again and starting afresh and not being confined to what people xepct of me. I think and dream of what it would actually be like to be young again and find and love someone who is your closest friend and lover, and always...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 day ago

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    It started when I was young,

    then since I can't help myself dreaming and thinking new ideas in everything I do.This also lead me to hate a little of "reality." I dream about everything,distracting me always.I think it's both a blessing and a curse
    loonylynx loonylynx 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Here's what a great dreamer used to say.

    ...PEOPLE IN UKRAINE STOP FIGHTING https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRhq-yO1KN8
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    i think random things,

    i love random things, its all the random in the world which at the end makes sense when put together
    mrnut mrnut 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I love dreaming! I've been able to control what

    I dream about and it is perfect :) I usually try to get a nap in at random times so I can dream or I'll go to bed early so the dream can be long. I haven't done that in a long time though. Well Lastnight I did but it was not up to me whether i slept. I would have preferred to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 8 Responses Feb 10

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    Five Days Later.

    You opened this door. Why are you here? Must be your choice. There is no such thing as chance. Survey the room. Since you are here. It is expansive. Large glass windows. Billowy white sheers. The wind blows in lifting the sheers, fluffing them. The room is overcast. The skies...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 14 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    Ya i am so do you believe that.

    ..do you believe that...?
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21 Aug 29

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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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    I dream of all EP members to join together

    and give hugs and kisses to each other and say all nice things. But I think people should try to give more love by doing random acts of kindness.
    LittlestTwily LittlestTwily 13-15, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    thatstar96 thatstar96 16-17, F 4 Responses May 28

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    I want to develop a political party large

    enough to rival the democrats and republicans for the 2020 race. The way to do this, I believe, is by supplying free solar panels and power for every family home in the United States with an income of 50 grand yearly or less. It would be paid for through a nationwide music and...
    susanjb susanjb 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    has anyone ever seen "The power of

    vulnerability" Ted Talk. It's how i try to live my life.
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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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 7 Responses Apr 16

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    Every moment in our lives is another step

    towards a climax. towards figuring out our purpose. It truly is a journey. Good things happen. Bad things happen. We make choices and second guess ourselves and wonder how things would be different if we had made a different choice at some particular moment in time. But if we...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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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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    How Much The Online Relationship Help???

    I strongly agree that being online gives a greater amount of people that we would never met or take the time to talk to. Lets take you and me, here you will take the time and talk but if you had passed anyone on EP in the street or sat next to him/her somewhere or was standing...
    SimplyLove28 SimplyLove28 36-40, M 18 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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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

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