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I Am Crossing the Abyss

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    Crossing The Abyss

    I took the oath of the abyss in 1990. been there ever since!
    Allala Allala 46-50, M May 13, 2010

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    The abyss of trying to reach another love, someone who cares...he feels like an abyss...I don't know if there is any light there....yet I still want to look in and see...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 13, 2010

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    It has been almost 13 years since we last spoke. I regret my words. I regret forcing you to tell me that you didn’t love me anymore. If I had known then how i would be now, I...
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    Tell me if this is a good story.Just comment a good or bad please PLEASE. IM 13 AND I WANT THIS TO BE KEPT AS MINE. DONT STEAL IT. Sometimes, when I go to the bathroom at the end...
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    Hiking down a box canyon to the Indian Village of the Supai Nation was a beautiful, exhilarating 11 mile trek with full packs. Between the first and second of the three falls we...
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    Born again.. From the abyss of darkness rising like a phoenix to burn my passages throughout the sky anew. That's how some feel after there failed attempt at ending it. In truth it...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    for longer then I can remember I am and have been tired of being alive I have always thought of killing myself but I can't jump off the cliff I sit at the edge feet hanging off the...
    Tempzero Tempzero 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    Dear boy, I gave you my love because you were so broken, and falling into the abyss. The connection I lead myself to believe was full of deceit. Hence you not wanting me to ask...
    Isis27 Isis27 36-40 1 Response Apr 21

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    I was walking on my way home at about 7:00 in the evening. Our place is really a very quiet place with very few people. All of sudden about 20 meters from where I stood, there...
    jollybgood jollybgood 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Omg I nearly got hit by a car 4 times. I suppose I am lucky but stupid. I do stop, look and listen but its always at the tricky crossing bits in a corner when there is loads of...
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    There are three incidents where, in my opinion, I almost died. I believe on one occasion that my ‘guardian angel’ saved me. The first time I was 2 years old. I was not told...
    lookingxyz2014 lookingxyz2014 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like I'm stuck in an abyss. I can't get out of it. And the sad thing is, it always hits me when I feel like I'm getting better. Always. It's like it senses my happiness and...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Darker grows the sky, the impregnable abyss, tearing through the light
    TheScotlandGuy TheScotlandGuy 18-21, M Apr 3

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    "At every moment of our lives, we have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss."Paulo Coelho
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    I know people say it's a permanent solution to temporary problems. I always try to do the right thing and then I end up being hurt because it benefits me in no way but for the...
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 13-15, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Deep in the abyss of light slumber, we sway with half-closed eyelids. Smiling, the gods of dreams and fantasy elegantly impart death, while the chains of karma, which dictates...
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    my lifeless body floats deeper into the abyss. the water is dimly lit by the bright moon above slowly fading into darkness. all is still, no commotion. serenity and calm.  it...
    tenente tenente 70+, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Your not so old are you, twisty, jerky and a lil ugly. Sure I let you in at times and we both get twistedly morbid, light and dark. Following the sun or deep into the dark abyss...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    In the darkest abyss, I can feel your heart beat.
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Apr 10

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    If people knew the horrors and sorrow of my life than they would't say the things they've said or do the things they've done. my name is legend to some but for what. to be wasting...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    In this cold dark room I sit Between these walls I barely fit The space around decays with time I close my eyes yet echoes bind I'm blind To everyone around The sound Cries of...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F Apr 11

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    “The first law of reason is that what exists, exists; what is, is, and that from this ineducible, bedrock principle, all knowledge is built...that is the foundation from which...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I drift sadly in the sea waiting for u to rescue me, for a while it's heaven, then I'm cast back out into the shadows again my heart longing to stay but my mind backing myself...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    ATMOSPHERE - ARTHURS SONG [Verse 1] Sippin? on that brown stuff Got you feeling like you found love Or maybe it was just luck But honestly it?s probably none of the above Train...
    JulzT JulzT 22-25, M Apr 12

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    I'm on this hefty ocean cargo ship when the weather turns sour and the waves get huge. Everything is a shade of blue, even the whitecaps crashing down on the deck turn ink blue...
    HardLiquid HardLiquid 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Headlights on the highway A beacon of hope Existence is out there While I hang from this rope Waves against rocks A constant reminder Life will go on And you will get stronger...
    terranova13 terranova13 22-25, F Apr 14

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    how did it come down to this, facing the darkest abyss, my heart in my throat, but nothing of note, not even my lover's last kiss. (Apr.13, 2015)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Apr 14

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    Oh joy! Time for mental emotionally charged spring cleaning of the noggin. Anything and dusty, negative, ugly and distraught should be thrown in the forever burn pile. I am against...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    It's not me (suck it losers who I'm sure I've upset for it not being me) it's a picture of a character from my favorite game: Tales of the Abyss.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    Smile, friend, smile As I walked down the lane of life, I realized all this is a lie. I picked up the knife, I can't wait to die, no longer. I just realized this, how horrible it...
    isohatetheworld isohatetheworld 70+, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Humanity is a sunrise. Warm, a fresh breath of light in an otherwise dark twilight. Seemingly eternal, mortals foolishly think themselves infallible and immortal. Life to us, for...
    AkaiAmbrosine AkaiAmbrosine 16-17, M Apr 21

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    there's darkness in my mind, it's swallowing my thoughts and only a huge black abyss remains, i feel like everything collapse, i feel like there's nothing left for me, there's...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Strap your sword on . . . Go on to victory.—Ps. 45:3, 4. Judgment will soon be executed upon “the great prostitute,” Babylon the Great, the world empire of false religion...
    stumpy325 stumpy325 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    No Beginning nor end, in the image of my Father from whence I came. The immeasurable vastness of my souls abyss you could not begin to fathom. So far past the depths of sorrow...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    What if I told you that I'm in forever, nothing to hide I'll go wherever you go, I'll be hanging on every word you say to me, cause you make me laugh a little louder and love a...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F a week ago

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    The irony is that I can't even know. And I never will. Whatever it is, it's too big for myself, my small me to know. It feels like a well without sound, disappearing with a falling...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The irony is that I can't even know. And I never will. Whatever it is, it's too big for myself, my small me to know. It feels like a well without sound, disappearing with a falling...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Through the looking glass of time I have gazed, Above reproach my actions have not been, But gander into your conscious O' accusers of mine, Silently I shall not bear the echoes...
    urbannomad6699 urbannomad6699 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Through the looking glass of time I have gazed, Above reproach my actions have not been, But gander into your conscious O' accusers of mine, Silently I shall not bear the echoes...
    urbannomad6699 urbannomad6699 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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