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I Am Treading Water

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    The Pool Of Life

    The pool of life,We're all in it,Treading water,Trying to keep,Our heads above water,Sometimes,It's easy,Sometimes,Hard heavy goin',Life is such,It's always changing.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 8, 2012

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    All I Knew

    All I believe Order and sanity No longer comforting me Struggle to Reach higher ground Crumbling images Claim what is left of me I will take what is mine Claim what is mine Suffocate what it mine Bury what's mine < I will leave it behind Crawl to a new place now...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Aug 30, 2013

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    Splish Splash

     Just keep swimming... just keep swimming... ... ...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    I love bathing in the damn waterfalls, such a beauty, so relaxing and fresh, there's nothing like it. This is one of our waterfalls, the water is black because it comes from the...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F Mar 28

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    I am trying to drink more water. I am a milk addict and its not good. Water just gets so boring after a while but i always get terrible headaches and my friend asked me if i drink...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Water always calms me down, either it is the sound of rain falling, a flowing river or the ocean waves I always love having water around me. And nothing beats the smell of the...
    silvershadow2099 silvershadow2099 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I try to drink 3L a day, but lately, I'm drinking around 2.5L. I can tell a major difference when I haven't had enough water. My head aches; I feel sluggish; my skin gets weird...
    asouladrift asouladrift 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Drink more water is helping with my weight loss also add cucumber lemon and mint leaves to water is great detox 😊
    Isadora19 Isadora19 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    On your marks, get set, drink water!💧 is the best thing you can do to your body! At least 3 glasses a day! And try this: when you wake up, drink a glass of water! You'll feel up...
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Before I had that keyboard, I fried two keyboards. My ex's, keyboards. I'm not clumsy per se, but you can be sure, that one day or another, I'm going to spill something on the...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 8

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    I am finishing up day 6 of my second water fast ever. My previous fast lasted just under 2 weeks at the beginning of this year. This time around I am attempting a long water fast...
    desireefasts desireefasts 22-25, F Apr 13

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    We are over 50% water. A stagnant pool, yet full of life. A force to be reckoned with. A gentle flow. A brook trickling over rocks. A deep blue sea. Carving through canyons...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Water is incredible. It's everywhere. Even within you. Sometimes I think of it as magic.
    theramengirl theramengirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I don't know exactly how much I drink but I can tell you it is a lot of water. I love it!!!!
    kittensjpg kittensjpg 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I always lived near the sea, and grew up basically in the water, Im not the best swimmer because of my bad health and weak stamina, but the sea is just more than a landscape for me...
    sidou89 sidou89 22-25, M Apr 4

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    And the smell of it! I love watermelon scented products ❤
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    refridgerated watermelon is the most perfect thing on a hot summer day!
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    i love COLD water! i can live without other beverages
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    painting is easy with water colours. in my opinion, ideas come to you easier because you have no set opaque colour, you have semi- transparent colours that are easy to work and...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F Apr 13

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    Milk and water. That's all I drink. No soft drink, no juice, no alcohol. I like it that way
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M Apr 15

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    This one time I was thirsty, so I drank some water and then I wasn't thirsty anymore. (O_o) magic…...
    iTristank iTristank 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I like to be submerged into large bodies of water. Except the ocean.. nor the sea. Thats too big. Nevermind. I'll stick to a bathtub and neighborhood pool.
    yuckat0n yuckat0n 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    Never tried it before but would love to try it one day
    annamaria88 annamaria88 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Oh **** yeah! It's so refreshing!!! Imagine your hot n the sun is beating on your bare chest, you pick up SumIceColdWater to drink Ah! You missed your lips it's all over you. It's...
    Mewkittyx3 Mewkittyx3 18-21, M Mar 27

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    My bladder reminded me the other day that I don't drink enough . Once I drank some my sides stopped hurting.
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F Mar 29

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    They say 6-8 glasses a day make you hydrated but for me i drink more than 3 liters a day coz thats make me feel good and hydrated also flushes all the toxins of the body
    ertool ertool 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Same here 😘 drinking 6 large cups a day !! Going for 8-9 a day ☺️
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    ...except when my tank runs out of oxygen while scuba diving 50+ feet down. ...or I'm trapped under ice in a lake. You get the point. (None of these things have actually happened...
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I grew up next to a marsh and have a lifelong love of wetlands. I especially love the birds...white egrets, great blue herons,seagulls,osprey,cormorants, ducks,geese, pelicans,etc...
    CarbonUnit7 CarbonUnit7 46-50, F Apr 1

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    I just swallowed seeds im scared if it will grow inside my body over night O.O
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    oh yeah people say im weird but no tastes good would do it anytime.
    wolfie43 wolfie43 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    "You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the power to do to it's killing."
    Acll Acll 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My name is Laurent ACHER 41 years old, French mother tongue I'm single , no children, Straight virgin height : 1.85 m, Weight: 85 Kg normal pace brown hair, brown...
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    this is my story on how i managed to beat Lupus and the HOrrIBLE JOINT pain-- WOW!!!! Congratulations Crystal :) I'm so happy to receive your email and learn how much better you...
    heavenlygardens heavenlygardens 51-55, F 5 hrs ago

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    I love animals dearly but I also eat meat. I pray and thank God for providing me with that food to eat. I do not eat animals that are pets though like cats and dogs. I am a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    TEACHER: Maria, go to the map and find North America . MARIA: Here it is. TEACHER: Correct. Now class, who discovered America ? CLASS: Maria...
    rogi123 rogi123 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    You said, 'Be careful, it's delicate Things can just crumble apart.' But it's not the same for me It's not the same for me I kept treading so carelessly Thin lines that splintered...
    kar9 kar9 26-30, F Mar 26

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    Bambi eyes stop your cries your rescues on the way, time feels like its drifting past slowly in selfish vicious waves. This kingdom by the sea was not the haven you wished and...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F Mar 31

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    "a single plastic rose" the dogeared man his tattered face looks into the oncoming weather with resigned indignation his eyes set deep into the beaten lines of his face deep tan...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 5

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    If you haven't heard Temper Trap you should check them out they have some good songs. Fader is another favorite of mine but this one is magic. Trembling Hands - Temper Trap...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    For the last 18 years I have been promised change by my refuser. I have now asked him to put his money where his mouth is. I have requested that a substantial amount of Money be...
    tresses tresses 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    Never thought I would be one to admit this in my life; but yes I am the other man. Interesting to see how many woman join this experience to get the males viewpoints, yet not many...
    darkandlight darkandlight 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 12

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    Just treading new grounds.. New at this n don't really know were it will go !!
    Almalife Almalife 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Water, Water, Everywhere?In honor of Earth Day, I thought a post about our most precious natural resource (water) would be in order.About 71% of the Earth’s surface is...
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    My grandparents owned a general store ,,you would think that meant they had all their needs met, but far from it ,, During the depression they were given" stamps" ,these stamps are...
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    Bring Me Some Water - Melissa Etheridge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S7kw_i8Jw8 Tonight I feel so weak But all in love is fair I turn the other cheek And I feel the slap and...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    PAUL SIMON "Bridge Over Troubled Water" When you're weary, feelin' small When tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all I'm on your side, oh, when times get rough, and friends...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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