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I Am Able to Love, Despite Everything

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    Huntress Returns

    Huntress stands silently and surveys the terrain. She is deep in thought, but watchful as she knows anything may happen at any time. She is in the southern United States. Actually southeastern. A new environment. One to be examined thoroughly. Much planning is required. Much...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 23 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Promise

    My life has made me stronger and wiser. Pain is like exercise, it makes you tougher if you embrace it.  It makes you tired if you try to run from it. I am OK, I can love better now.  I have something to contrast love with and I know what I don't want to be. ...
    WholeMan WholeMan 51-55, M 2 Responses May 29, 2009

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    My Friend

    Your words sing to me. Their melody is enchanting. It echoes it's sweetness in my ears. It touches my heart. And my heart listens, but is wary. For it is still hurting and uncertain. Your words of passion are mmmmmmmmmmmm...Your words stroke me. Your words caress my soft, soft...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    A Poem

    Heavy hearts and bloodshot eyes Lie sleepless through the night. Where no one hears her cries of pain, Pain that exists only to her. She grieves, though none have died Besides the carefree innocent she once was. She now knows real love, and with it, real pain. Though time heals...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    In Fact...

    Sometimes I feel as though I love too much. I forgive too quickly, and I love too intensely. I only set myself up to be hurt, time and time again. It's not that I never learn; I'm fully aware that by letting another person in, I'll probably end up hurt once again. But I usually...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2008

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    Love Heals

    I t is because my Higher Power and the Universe loves me, that I will be OK, no matter what.   It is because my children and grandchildren love me, that I can open my heart again. It is because there is still good people in my life, I can love, despite everything.  ...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2008

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    I doubt it, I just figure someone will tolerate me for a while at some point in my life. And I'll call it love. I don't think anyone will ever truly love me, because in weird and...
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