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I Am Not a Memory

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    But My Brothers Treat Me As Such

    they never talk to me.they never even notice me.when i had surgery,they did not come.my oldest brother i have not seen in six years.but,he lives four blocks away.if i go,his fiance will meet me and say he is not home.if i call,he will not answer.they never give it a second...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 19, 2011

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    I Am Not A Memory

    I am a part of memories. The memories other people have of me. My parents, friends, sister. I am not a memory. I am still here, still me, still creating new memories of myself in other peoples minds. I am not a memory! Maybe if I keep saying it I will believe it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    A Memory

    A memory,Not yet,I'm still here,As far as I know,I'm still alive.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 8, 2012

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    My Cat Angelica Precious Passed today at 4.55pm at Grand Prairie Animal Shelter in Grand Prairie TX, her remains will be cremated by All Paws Go To Heaven in Euless TX.Her ashes...
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    My mother was in for a routine visit to the OBG-YN to monitor her pregnancy when the ultrasound technician grew very still. "I'm so sorry, Mrs. Pierce..." In her account of the...
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    UKRAINE- CRIMEA CRISIS- RESULT to SIEGE MENTALITY of EUROPEAN......... 1) I am not European however I have always had deep interest in history of different regions in the world...
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    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being...
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being...
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    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ok so my story of mercury poisoning has been my entire lifes experience, and is still affecting me to this day. I just really wanted to connect with others who share this story so...
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    I have had this disorder sense middle school (and I am now 22). Many people could never diagnoss my condition because I could never completely describe it nor did I trust others...
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    The confusion and anger of the past year over the sudden remembering of past memories has faded to calm curiosity. Bizarrely, there is an enormous amount of detail to several of...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    but obviously I'm a WOMAN lol KENNY CHESNEY "Better As A Memory" I move on like a sinners prayer Letting go like a levee breaks Walk away as if I don't care Learn to...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Memory......... how I'd love to have one now. I'd know where my sunglasses are and where I parked my car. Where is the remote? Have you seen my watch? Must tend to my...
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    1/4 and I am 22. Depressed mad at mom an I wanted my cell phone back. When I demanded it she said I touched and pushed her first but I didn't. I remember telling myself don't touch...
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    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Mar 28

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    I wrote an earlier post about feelings, and well I have been thinking a lot about feelings lately. Maybe a waste of time, but it is what it is. I agree that some feelings aren't...
    heartfire heartfire 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    "Come Wake Me Up" - Rascal Flatts I can usually drink you right off of my mind But I miss you tonight I can normally push you right out of my heart But I'm too tired to fight...
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F Apr 8

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    The best I've ever had, the best I've ever had, is just a memory among those dreams, the best I've ever had, the best I've ever had, is now just a memory of a girl
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    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    From a boat that drifts off behind me, I take the first step. An Island whose beauty lies before me, I take another step. The path I once walked, like the boat is gone beyond the...
    Wakanpyro Wakanpyro 46-50, M Mar 25

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    so here i am.i have.not posted on ep before but i hope i can be of some inspiration. life for me used to be hard as a child i was abused both emotionally and sexually.i was...
    strongerandwiser strongerandwiser 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Oh Mom, I Can Not Hold You Close Enough Knowing I am in the last of times with my Mother, and not wanting to forget these sweet, fleeting moments, I write. Today is a memory with...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    Never gonna fade away Never gonna be replaced I'll takes this scar yeah This broken heart and I'll keep it with me while I walk on To wherever I'm going I'll get there knowing No...
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I just got done reading a few stories, and the things don't add up, than I look at the age 13-15, and it just makes me shake my head. I wasn't even allowed to be on the internet...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Hold On, DJ Rusko. I was trying to remember this song for a long time, but couldn't access the information in my memory. But I wanted to hear it so badly again, so the I was...
    Bothor Bothor 31-35, M Mar 28

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    pneumaGrey pneumaGrey 16-17, T 1 Response Mar 29

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    I was about 21.Being so innocent, Not knowing that there are g..ys or men who are interested in others, I was so shocked by what happened. we were in a bus, a big man sitting...
    mrsherif mrsherif 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was about 21.Being so innocent, Not knowing that there are g..ys or men who are interested in others, I was so shocked by what happened. we were in a bus, a big man sitting...
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