I Am a Hippie

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    MyOwnKind MyOwnKind
    18-21, M
    Dec 12, 2013

    your minds guaranteed,

    thats all youll ever need
    GuitarDude1 GuitarDude1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2014
    polylove0210 polylove0210
    18-21, F
    Mar 8

    It's a tricky one this

    but basically I am. It was the way I was brought up, I mean my parents didn't smoke pot (altho their friends did, one of them gave me a bag of grass age 17), but anyway my earliest memories are student parties in my parents garden in 1970. Long hair, paisley shirts and that was...
    byndr byndr
    1 Response Mar 10
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

    anyone up for a chat?

    message me :) xx
    happyuniverxe happyuniverxe
    16-17, F
    Jun 28, 2015

    By Heart ...

    I was raised up in a good family. Had always obeyed my parents. Until the day I decided to be free. Til the day I decided to fly away. So far so good I love my freedom. I dont know what being a "hippie" means for you, but for me, I "LOVE PEACE FREEDOM FLOWER" .. We all die...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Mar 15, 2010

    Ima space age hippie!

    Lol the clean kind :)
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 28, 2014

    No, it's not part of

    that new thing going around. I was born in the '90s but have always been of a sixties mindset. I'm a vegetarian, I listen to pretty much every hippie artist (Janis Joplin!!) I'd love to have gone to Woodstock...there's so many things it's ridiculous. The only thing I don't do is...
    Prince3121 Prince3121
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

    I Am a Hippie

    I would like to think that I'm a hippie. I believe in a lot of hippie ideals, and I love music specifically from the hippie movement. However, my one fault as a hippie is that I'm not a vegetarian. That makes people think I'm not a hippie, for some reason. I do love the...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jun 24, 2008

    Those Were The Days

    much to my son's disgust, i am still a recovering hippie. always was, and alas, always will be!
    shenightowl shenightowl
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Oct 10, 2011

    People should really try doing things like

    meditating. Sitting in the dark. Really confronting their thoughts as they come. For many people, if you observe the anxiety they go through, they demonstrate a failure to look themselves in the eye, and be honest about the situation. They attempt to deny their reality and try...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 12, 2014

    An Old Hippie

    I am an old hippie who never sold out and became someone else. That does not always go over so well here in the south. LOL I spent years living in Greenwich Village and let me tell you it was a culture shock to come back here and find some things never change. I guess I...
    rj53 rj53
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2012

    I'm more of a hippie at heart.

    I probably would've been one if I grew up in those days.
    Marigirl128 Marigirl128
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 8
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 9

    Stardust...Road To Peace

    Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) Well, I came upon a child of God He was walking along the road And I asked him, tell me, where are you going An' this he told me Said, I'm going down to Yasgur's farm Gonna join in a rock and roll band Got to get back to the land And set my soul free We...
    beopendoor beopendoor
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2012
    kbgloves1 kbgloves1
    61-65, M
    7 Responses Aug 3, 2014
    novaesq novaesq
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    "summers end" summers end is here greet the

    drowsy break of day with your brightest smiles greet the sunshine with the love it brings out in your heart its lovely here neath shady tree sit here with me taste the beautiful breeze that carries carnival wonders of summers day that carries the promise of beautiful tomorrows...
    mudmen mudmen
    Sep 1, 2014

    im all for barefoot sandals

    but does anyone know how to make barefoot shoes instead of buying any so when i run i dont get my foot stabbed lol
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186
    18-21, F
    Jul 22, 2015

    "the peaceful way" pickin

    and singin with my good ole boys what laughing we got we share a song of the peaceful way a song of the beautiful day rich tapestry of song to be taken with such tender care history behind each note' a smile behind every lyric listen to it dance in your heart listen to it do its...
    mudmen mudmen
    May 20, 2015

    Flower Power

    The flowers are here to remind us To return to Eden the Gateway of Being Eden is reached in human incarnation By the wiliness’ to be crushed in rantings ignorance The flowers grow in all gardens The flowers give to all life They are so generous So full of Life I love my Mother...
    beopendoor beopendoor
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2012
    Moonlighting22 Moonlighting22
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 11, 2014

    I wish we could all just get along instead of

    spreading the hate. Hate is the enemy, man. If only we could have respectful conversations and hear one another out instead of lecturing and calling each-other mean names.... I've shown my loving community this respect I talk of. Showing them has been one of my greatest...
    LetMeBeBlunt LetMeBeBlunt
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    The Environment is Affected In Tons Of Ways.

    We Overuse , Waste, Reproduce , && Make more than What we Need. We Have the luxury of Doing All these Things because Earth provides for Us In multiple different Ways. we Don't Take Advantage of All these Awesome Things or conserved . oil Company's do what's in There Interest and...
    MbVG MbVG
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2014

    I love earth I love animals im a vegetarian i

    make my own clothes i am a Artist and a Musician I am a Hippie...
    vadiaaaa vadiaaaa
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 6, 2014

    Earth Around Me

    i lay on the ground to see the sky to feel the earth to stand like the trees and to be free as a bird ,singing my song blissfully
    Wintrglittr Wintrglittr
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Apr 19, 2011

    You know what...with time I understand

    that hippies were right about everything. really everything :)
    rockstin87 rockstin87
    26-30, M
    Jun 6, 2014

    I Guess This Makes Me A Hippie...

    Today I spent time thinking about the world and the people in it, and quite frankly, I don't like how we as human beings chose to live. First I should say that I do very well in school and I'm even running for valedictorian. I respect everyone, especially those older than me, and...
    blksharpi3 blksharpi3
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2012
    yeudi yeudi
    26-30, M
    Sep 2, 2014

    Dang It

    dang it,  i was raised by a HIPPIE, and as a result I AM A HIPPIE
    morningstarr morningstarr
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2008

    "no half measures...no lies" sitting here in

    the late summer daylight watching her tending to the line see all her strength and beauty know her complexity's and her easy smiles know the girl kicking off her jeans backseat in the cool night know the woman standing here by her man everything iv ever wanted no half measures...
    mudmen mudmen
    1 Response Aug 26, 2014

    I live in an apartment on the ninety-ninth

    floor - of my block And I sit at home looking out the window imagining the world has stopped Then in flies a guy who's all dressed up - like a union jack And says, ive won five pounds if i have his - kind of detergent pack
    VinniBaborino VinniBaborino
    18-21, M
    Aug 22, 2014

    Hippie By Birth

    I was born in 1965..Yes, I know babies aren't hippies... but I was a late comer..My Mom was 38 when she had me.. She and my dad already had three children... girl, 18...boy,15.... and boy, 13... Well, my parents were strict baptist, but my brothers and sister were hippies.. So...
    puddytat77 puddytat77
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 28, 2009

    Not Your Typical Stoner

    I don't believe my personal definition of hippi is the same as everyone else's. I do occasionally smoke pot, but my world doesn't revolve around it (anymore). I bathe daily. I try to abide by the saying "Live and let live", and raise my children to honor The Golden Rule. For the...
    MommyGoneMad MommyGoneMad
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Aug 14, 2012

    "one smile at a time" raised a passionate

    voice against the darkness and standing as one in the setting sun we held hands and looked on with wonder in our eyes and joy in our hearts as the banners flowed in the late day breeze as the children of our beliefs carried the day as our trusted man took the field with victory...
    mudmen mudmen
    1 Response Aug 22, 2014

    Imagine - Anniversary

    Imagine there's no Heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace You may say that I...
    beopendoor beopendoor
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2011

    Rainbow’s For Brekkie

    In our hippie garden The rainbows fly in for a feed They came with the drought in 2004 They are the joy of the sky So much frivolity and good cheer The happy crowd The colures of the rainbow in flight Healers of Joy so abundantly light Thanks Father Sky Your Angels in flight
    beopendoor beopendoor
    56-60, F
    Jan 1, 2012

    I am a complete hippie

    and no matter where I am, I'm always trying to meet new people and try new things. I always feel like I belong some where else.
    Katrinathasunflower Katrinathasunflower
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    Yes, we still exist,

    and it's not the same thing as a hipster.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2015

    Peace dudes! I'm a pot smoking,

    free loving, born again hippie. I don't give a crap what kinda car you drive or what designer your clothes are by. How pretty is your soul? The world can be a hard cold
    ChilliDog ChilliDog
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Feb 20, 2014

    For spirit week at school,

    today is hippie day, and I'm a hippie for the day!! Couldn't be a cooler thing! xD
    MadyLawrence16 MadyLawrence16
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014


    I have been a hippie since I can remember.The philosiphy behind being a hippie , peace  love  and rock n roll, that was the way things were then and it would be a better world if it was still that way.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 16, 2011

    I'm A Hippie???

    People keep telling me I am... -I like when people get along -I like marijuana and LSD -I have owned more than one pair of Birkinstocks -My parents are hippies -I like nature and animals and being outdoors -I am more impressed with a man who rides a bicycle than a man...
    palepinkchick palepinkchick
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jun 17, 2010

    What Does 'Hippie' Even Mean These Days??

    Despite my piercings and different hair and the tattoos I will one day Have, I describe myself as a hippie. Why? Because Im a free spirit. I do what I want and I get through life on love and marijuana. If life was to be any other way, I wouldnt choose to be here. :)
    LaceyJane08 LaceyJane08
    26-30, F
    Nov 19, 2013

    Embodiment of a free thinker,

    I know I'm a hippie. I really do portray it quite often, I see it when many people around me are absolutely close minded and cannot resolve around to my way of thinking even if I'm not trying to convince them to. Some people won't even accept the ideals I lay forward because it...
    misternobrain misternobrain
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 10, 2014

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    I am sure that the question has to arise when do you know your a free spirit. Or should it be that I march to the beat of a different drummer? As much as I tried to follow trends...
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