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I Am Searching For Something But I Don't Know What

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    Two Inches Of Ivory And Dreams Of A Lifetime.....!!!

    sighhhh........well this story is a part of the reality which stares me sometime and all i can do is to wish it away!! Long back in college while doing the literature course, I have come across this phrase.......'two inches of ivory' which means a comfort zone. It reflects the...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    Because I don't know what it is I am looking for. I know I'm searching for a purpose in my life, a reason for my existance, a direction, what to do with my life, how to make a mark. All these things and more.
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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