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I Am In the Waiting Room of My Life

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    Please Stay Seated, Well Get To You In A Moment

    I am dead as of now, i will continue to exist and suffer alone and nothing can be done about that. My life may be just beginning, but who said ill live long? Each day passes i feel 5 years older, im slowly absorbing into and old mate. And thats how it feels, im in my prime and...
    SilentMoonX SilentMoonX 70+, M May 13, 2013

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    I REMEMBER MY FIRST JOB INTERVIEW. I LOOKED AT THE WORKER THAT HANDED ME THE APP AN ASKED IF MANAGER WAS THERE. THEY SAID YEAH. I WENT TO FILL OUT THE APP AND THEN ASKED IF THEY REALLY NEEDED HELP. THE MANAGER CAME OUT. WE TALKED I GOT THE JOB. NOT LONG AFTER ONE MANA TOLD ME TO...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M Oct 21, 2010

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    The Vending Machine

    White walls. Bright lights. Posters here and there. Uncomfortable chairs. Stacks of reading materials. A parked wheelchair. Oh, A straightjacket hanging on a hook. *scratches faeriehead* There is no better description at this point. It makes me recall a memory... hmmm... Oh yeah...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F Apr 3, 2012

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    I Have Taken My Number and Now I Wait

    Divorce is such a long process, seven months and counting.  I am not going back, so I sometimes wonder what takes so long.  Well I know my soon to be ex wants to draw this out, for what reason I am not sure.  So here I wait, but I am okay with it,  I have the...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Dec 29, 2008

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    In The Waiting Room

    In the waiting room, That’s how I feel, Waiting for life, To do it’s thing, So I can move on, I need changes, Not yet in place, When they are, I know, I’ll bolt ahead.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Years Passing And 'it' Just Haven't Happened

    What is itI'm not sure, but I'm here also, waiting, feeling way too much along the way.Wishing, yearning and trying to keep the hope.Right now I'd love 'it' to be the best, most romantic kiss of my 45 years....it would do for a good start to get to feel alive
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Feb 28, 2012

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    Hate waiting to know the fate of my marriage.

    We separated, and she is living with me. We still sleep in the same bed. She has signed custody of the children to me in the separation agreement.. Yes I am going to lose my a$$ if we get divorced, but I will have my children. I wish she would just try to work it out , or get...
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Wake Me Up When It's My Turn

    Is it my turn to take the spotlight? It's not? Ok... back to the backstage! For years I've waited my turn to get on the stage of my life... the moment never came. Then I started to look around me in the waiting room. Hey, things aren't that bad in here, I mean there's lots of...
    Fennella Fennella 31-35, F Aug 4, 2008

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    Overtaking

      Wondering where its all going, cant seem to ramble there. But I see so much, maybe too much. The overtaking of the light and my spare time, I cant just sit and watch time. I cannot simply keep it. Because I cant keep it for myself.. Maybe that’s selfish. But there...
    AwakeWithMe AwakeWithMe 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    When Are They Going to Let Me In Already?

    It seems that every single thing I've done in my life is just in preparation for "my life." I went to elementary school so that I could go to middle school so that I could go to high school so that I could go to college. Now I'm in college and wondering whether or not...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 11, 2008

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    Receptionist: "May I Help You?"

    Me: "Yes Im here to see the love doctor." Receptionist: "Please, have a seat." I wait and wait and wait. I've memorized every Readers Digest joke..where is he? Oh there he is..I think I see him now
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18, 2009

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    Each Day I am Holding a Hope to Welcome the Next Day. You know Why? Because I am Waiting for You. Even though I'm Laughing But you didn't Try to See My Feelings. My Pains...
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