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I Am Fragile, But Hide It Well

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    The Things You Do To Me You'Ll Never Know - Every thought I waste on you feels like another bullet to my chest. Every dream you intrude feels like I'm slowly bleeding to death. But...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Feb 6, 2013

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    See Me If You Can - This came to me and I didn't know where to post this. This seemed a good place.   I am who you see not. No dream nor fantasy, no spoken thought is...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    My Family Is Clueless, But Not My Family And Frined's Here.... - I hide it extremely well from my Real Life family, especailly my parents, they don't know about my pain, and my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    I Sometimes Feel Like I Am Cracking...... - Its hard, I feel I have to be strong for everyone else. But  underneath it all I am fragile, horribly so. But I have to hide it...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    Smartazz - I'll mouth off and make smart remarks to anyone.  Some of that is just me seeing the world from a weird angle...but a lot stems from a need to appear a lot stronger...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    Strong Just Don'T Work If Your Heart Gets Hurt - I'm just tired of people today, my mother is mad at me for my fiancé buying a new pet ferret. We have three pets all together one...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf 18-21, F Jun 15, 2013

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    I Dont Know Why I Do What I Do... - So all day today i have been thinking of suicide and  fighting back the tears, i got home and i went to sleep and woke up around 9. i ate...
    devinborne101 devinborne101 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    Handle With Care - I am fragile like pieces of broken glass but I always try to hide it. People think I am all tough and strong. I am shocked! Because I am the mst sensitive person...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    I Hide It From My Family Very Well.... - I hide how fragile I am from my family. I hide how bad I am hurting. I hide it from them, because I know they will give me a hard time, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Excuses, Excuses. - I am so sad, but I hide it well. I always have an excuse for everything. Now some people are starting to see through those excuses and there is no way out. When...
    announomous announomous 13-15, F Jun 16, 2013

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    Broken Wings - I am like a bird with broken wings. So easy to break again, my hollow bones echo the sounds of my pain. Within my armor, I am easily hurt. I won't show it, but I...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2011

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    A Poem - alone yet suffocated by swirling people by life solidarity of the mind of the spirit motions going through the motions in relationships in life never satisfied by the...
    mslogic mslogic 26-30 Jul 28, 2012

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    I Have My Moments ... - ... when I flashback to so much abuse, screaming, crying, feeling very insecure. I fight those times off as best I can. I close my eyes...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 14 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    The Strong One - I am fragile, but hide it well... but at what cost? I am only human too. I have my limits too. People often forget that. They forget that I can break too. I was...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F May 22, 2013

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    You're Wrong - In general people always tell me I'm so strong... But that is only cuz they don't see... I'm fragile right now physically as mentally... Anything that only one who...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    Breakable: Handle With Care - Ingrid Michaelson sings a song called breakable about the fragility of the human condition and how exposed the heart is. Have you ever thought about...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M Jan 22, 2011

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    I'M Tired... - I'm tired of screaming. I'm tired of not being heard. I'm tired of faking smiles and forcing laughs. I'm tired of being here. I'm tired of hoping. I'm tired of...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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    A hour ago, I was talking to a man about life and love when he asked me: Am I afraid to love? How do I see and feel love? I said...I'm like the water on the ocean, the waves that...
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    Was there last Wednesday for an upper gastroscopy and a colonoscopy. (coloscopy) I had to go through that because two months ago, they hospitalized me for many reasons, but among...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    about friendships. pg. 1 Friendship is the bread of heart. - Mary Russell Mitford Today a man discovered gold and fame, Another flew the stormy seas; Another set an unarmed world...
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    Guys, Let's make it easier for you to understand. Girls are crazy, and they have this high and low state of mind. I'm just stating what I believe is a bit obvious when it comes to...
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      Martina McBride - Concrete Angel Lyric She walks to school with the lunch she packed Nobody knows what she's holdin' back Wearin' the same dress she wore yesterday She hides...
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    ~Fragile~ I am about as fragile as these flowers. I don't mean to be that way but I just can't help it. You are the wind in the sense that you sweep me away just like wind...
    reillymac reillymac 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    The wings of a butterfly Do you know the butterfly effect and the phrase, "the flutter of a butterfly can bring about a storm in another country?” What can a butterfly affect...
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    The Tree There was a tree in the Garden of Eden... The snake in the tree put ideas in the head of innocence, Got Free Will to make a bad choice. I wonder how God felt? Trees are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30

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    I love music. I love to ballroom dance, explore, the mountains, hike, drag racing, and cruise ins. I love to entertain, decorate, garden, canning, and flowers. I love poetry, to...
    tenderandstrong tenderandstrong 61-65, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Well, I am looking forward to each weekend…mostly Saturday. I am taking my wife on a cheap date. We seem to have a lot of cheap dates, yep I said it and to be honest with you…I...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Well, I emailed him this morning about my hubby (Elijah) being in the hospital. Here's the conversation. Me: Hey Big Dawg Don't worry, I'm not the one who was in the hospital...
    ducatigirl07 ducatigirl07 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Bertha" is a lovely lady who is in her early eighties. I have been taking care of her for almost a decade. During all these years I have witnessed several important landmarks in...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I guess "troubled" is the best way to describe it. I used to think nothing could come between us. My husband's been in and out of part-time, dead-end jobs for ten years. Most...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Message in a Bottle  PART ONE The young mother stood on the shore, arms open, ready for the sea to release the mysterious glass form into her care.  And there it was, born from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    I'm 26 my sister is 17 she acts like she can't stand me and I don't understand why. We haven't really grown up together because of the age gap and also because I lived with my mum...
    marcel888 marcel888 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    PLEASE, I need guy advice So there is this guy at my work- Geoff. He is a member of the tennis club I work at. He's somewhat of a player and rough around the edges and about 27...
    Speifer Speifer 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    A heart's still healing, slow but steady, longing to love again, not sure it's ready. Afraid of the pain, that sting love can bring. Letting it go, while part of it clings, to the...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I don't like to think I hate people, because there are some that I love very much. But due to my painful experiences in life, I've come to think this way. I have found this...
    Shitsparkles Shitsparkles 36-40, F Mar 16

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      Monster. Demon. Abomination. Men imagine that I am the devil. But what do know of the King of the underworld? What do know of good and evil? The men... Small fragile...
    voslung voslung 36-40, M Mar 17

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    Friendship Friendship isn't being behind everyone else, trying to cram yourself in, to feel like you belong. Friendship isn't talking loud, laughing loud, being loud to be heard...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    The only person I truly connect with lives hundreds of miles away, and it's difficult to express myself through the phone. I feel extremely fragile and I can't talk to anyone...
    yesdni yesdni 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    It's true, everyday I battle the evil.. My rival is not one two three, counting on me to remove the evil from this world. I do see the change of yesterday but lately I am the evil...
    XnOXnO XnOXnO 18-21, M Mar 20

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    Where I'm going, I don't know. Still the same after 3 mths, of separation,some days are better than others. I am keeping busy with my kids, mom, dogs and work. I'm very fragile...
    bahalana75 bahalana75 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am still dealing with a broken heart because I have been through a lot in life I am only eighteen years old. I always hear what you been there makes you stronger but sometimes I...
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    when you hold life in the palm of your hand, you can feel how weightless and fragile it really is. imagine it is a delicate butterfly, it's fluttering wings catch on the light...
    Renezra Renezra 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23