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I Am An Island

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    I Have Become One

    I used to be a peninsula. I had hope. Maybe I had a need to keep a part of me open. Now I am an island. I have shut myself off and closed my world to the outside. It wasn't always this way. Too many disappointments in the human race. Too many betrayals. Too many stabs in the back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4, 2013

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    A Gap In the Vines

        The gray falling beyond visions indestructible ends Brings forth from concealment the pensive candles...
    EolianDeparting EolianDeparting 18-21 Feb 10, 2009

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    I Am A

    I am a rock, I am an island, I am that rock on that island.
    chipperchick chipperchick 56-60, F 6 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    The Sea

    I am an island and you are my sea constantly bringing new treasures into my life.  You are beautiful just like the ocean but there is the constant flow of the tide where you wash over me and then the absence when you recede.  I wish it could be high tide all the time...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Don't Talk Of Love

    Yeah, I've heard that word before, it's sleeping in my memory. I won't disturb the slumber of feelings that have died if I never loved I never would have cried. I am a rock. I am an island.
    navyvet navyvet 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Amazing How This Works.

    I pressed the send button on one little email and I suddenly feel adrift. 6 years worth of work can be blown out the window with a simple delete button. The pit of my stomach suddenly feels three miles deep. I watch my ten year old sleep in the room next to mine and suddenly...
    awhitedot awhitedot 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    Isolation....

    It's my birthday today. I have recieved no cards or greetings.
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    And Surrounded By Many

    Feel like I am alone due to everything in my life, how I am and what I think/feel; that no matter what I do, it will remain the same.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 21, 2013

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    An Island My Whole Life

    I have been alone my whole life. When i was born I was put in an incubator and left there for 36 hours,alone. I have been taking care of myself ever since I could walk. My family has never been there for me. I turned 30 this year and heard that song for the first time. it is my...
    stinkerbell05 stinkerbell05 26-30 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    I Am A Rock..i Am An Island...

    I am a Rock~Simon and Garfunkel A winter's day In a deep and dark December; I am alone, Gazing from my window to the streets below On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow. I am a rock, I am an island. I've built walls, A fortress deep and mighty, That none...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    The Island

    I am an island coming forth from the depth of sea. I  have withstood many turbulent storms to be here with you today. Yes, I am an island and I am all alone.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    As the Elements Twist

    In And Around  Me As the elements, Twist! Only Water surrounds  me, waiting to find the real me. And fathom me. Tempting as it might be. I still choose not to drown me.
    twilighteyes twilighteyes 22-25 3 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    Always Have Been

    Well ever since young I never fit in..to anything actually.. I would always get bullied and never had a true frn. now, although I have no bullies, I feel so ostracized by everyone. I try to fit on but realise I was nvr really 'frns' with them all along. But I rlly don care know...
    AbnormalBeing AbnormalBeing 16-17, F Oct 10, 2013

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    I live on a Island called Vancouver Island.
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    I thought i could find a small island with around maybe 2000 population and i want to have a unrealistic tv romance you know i move there get a job meet a girl and live happily...
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