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I Embrace Life

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    Significance Of Insignificance... - In our daily journey, we often smile at others we come in contact with and give them a Hello! or a Good Morning! or some other insignificant...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    After months of looking for a job, I’ve recently settled for a minimum wage thing in a popular “Family Restaurant” that specializes in pizza and Italian food. I won’t name...
    JennyFilth JennyFilth 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Be Patient And Compassionate Please - At one time or another we all question our purpose for being here on this earth, as well as why things happen to us as they do. I could babble...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    This past summer I was working my normal 24 hour shift(I'm a paramedic) and we had A few calls as expected. One of the other truck went out on a call for a stand by of a male who...
    Hussarian Hussarian 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Fragile - My story is more like alot of thoughts, feeling and events I have experienced.  It's strange how when you lose someone and sit your car and wait for the light to...
    sweetlinus sweetlinus 36-40, F 1 Response May 27, 2007

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    "to See A World In A Grain Of Sand..." - To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    A Ducky Day For A Bird Brain - Today started out to be one of those frying pan days...put a stick of butter on the sidewalk and it would melt on the spot. No worries though, I had...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    Here's To Gemma! - It's been a long time since I have felt joyful per se. However, today was one of those wonderful, feel good days. I picked up my new puppy. Some say she is a mid...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F Nov 20, 2012

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    Writers Block - WRITERS BLOCK Hello old friends, my pen & tiny lined micro composition book here on the train ride to work  Where have you been hiding, oh sparkly minds...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 24 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    You're Not All That! - You're not a lame ***, redneck, gambling, cheating, stupid military brat.You're not a needy, stalker freak who'll always 'Be Watching Me, Every Step I Take...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    My Poem Says It All.. - This is a poem I wrote many years ago, it inspires me to this day, and has so much meaning in the writing... Journey Of An Angel Written by CindySue...
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2007

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    The Runner's Victory - I love the runner. Pushing one's self to the brink of exhaustion - past the pain and through to victory's promise. Breathing so hard, but in rhythm...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 13 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    I Feel Like I Can Stay This Now - This is something I can honestly say now. And it is an awesome feeling to be able to (at least the majority of the time). At the very least, I...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Feb 17, 2013

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    It Takes Courage - Holding back is so hard Filled with so much emotion Pressurized until near explosion Who am I to wish such things? Dream such dreams?   Time so short...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 29, 2008

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    Existence, the effort Of Will -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdB-8eLEW8g Existence, the effort of will 生きる(いきる) = 頑張り (がんばり) Once upon a time...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    A Midnight Ocean Swim - Seamless and flowing surround me. My breath escapes, a shimmer. The wind, my heart mingle, caressed. Sounds but no words pass through.    ...
    IamIam IamIam 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Trusting In the Unseen - Dry of words at this time, I stumbled on my little pocket 'blank book' the other day.  This is the first entry of that era in my life.  I...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 27, 2008

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    One Man's Plea - Defenses block my message through  My meanings misconstrued To serve your purpose & need for validation   Unheard and unseen these many days...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    Rain - Sitting in the sunroom.. watching the birds feed and the rose buds bloom.. It's warm out but a cooling gust rushes in.. it smells like electricity. Big gloppy drops pound...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Embracing Those Who Travel With Us In Limited Stretches....Memorial Day... - Life can change on a dime. I woke up this morning counting my blessings on how life has changed for me...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses May 25, 2012

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    All The Worlds Mysteries - In all the worlds mysteries, the hardest one to decipher is love in all its glory. Every human being thrives for it, even those who claim it to be...
    80sKaties777 80sKaties777 18-21, F Dec 31, 2012

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    Fork In The Road... No Short Cuts... - Life will often bring you to these forks in the road. You may find yourself staring down the less crowded road with a bit of anxiety and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    She speaks to me in Riddles and She Speaks to me in Rhymes - Yes, an ultimatum. She sends me mixed messages. Although her anger has subsided some, she is full of anger toward me...
    IamIam IamIam 46-50, M 23 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    If I Could Just Execute My Plan.... - Investment Banker Wisdom The investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman...
    IamIam IamIam 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 6, 2008

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    The Choice: Breaking Your Own Heart Or Living Life, Accepting And Believing - The heart is such a boggling organ, almost as perplexing as the brain. Funny how when one gives of...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 4 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Time - More Precious Than Platinum. - Many do not seem to realize the value of time spent, time given, time that may not be there again. Time...precious, always moving forward, a...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2012

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    Maze - With in the mind, is a maze. A maze that twists and turns, confuses and demeans all those who stand before it so much, that its a defense, a shield. Even ones self have...
    80sKaties777 80sKaties777 18-21, F Dec 31, 2012

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    Just Sayin... - I'm not some consolation prize Not gonna be a back up plan If I can't be your everything, Then you can't be my man. Aint gonna be no 'drunk dial' Not gonna be your...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    The Endless Quest - Do we, as a people, just sit back and let life come to us? It does seem that way from time to time. It seems, to me, that most folks will do the absolute...
    Slidehammer Slidehammer 36-40, M Aug 12, 2012

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    Railroad Station - (attempting to write songs) ~ RAILROAD STATION ~ Ever since I met you I've been waiting to know you Just a glimpse wasn't nearly enough. Are you only a dream, a...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    Living Again - Waters now flowing where once was so dry. Seems He never would hear my feverant cry for release. But in His own time, not on my dime the calling long last answered...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 30, 2008

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    To Dream - I want to dream . Dream alive. Dream in living. Live as I dream. Be as I am in dream. It seems I tasted this bittersweet dreaming of dreaming in life living. Yet I can...
    LuckymeIshouldsee LuckymeIshouldsee 18-21 3 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    I Just Went To An Nba Game - I used to be a season ticket holder but now i'm divorced. this is yet another loss for me me in the whole divorce thingy. my friend has some super...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F Apr 2, 2012

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    For A Better Understanding - I was born with unique gifts. There are people with similar gifts as such and I have met a few of them. The gift of clairaudience, clairsentience...
    nerdslam nerdslam 18-21 Jan 14, 2013

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    The Scent of Pain - I am aware of the mystical and have had moments of mystical insight, but not to the extent my wife has experienced and is experiencing. What I am gathering is...
    IamIam IamIam 46-50, M 32 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    Painting Over. Changing Colours - I think for the most part, life is about getting over yourself. And I think i have gotten over myself, for now. Throughout my life I have been...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow 18-21, F Mar 28, 2013

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    Fear (ramblings-repost) - I am afraid.  I am so tired of being afraid.  Where is my security in the midst of the storms?  My lifeboat in the safe harbor? ...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Experience Is Everything! - I want to experience everything in life I can, within a positive reason. Life is exciting! I love playing music and astounding the audience with our...
    LaHuitreTare LaHuitreTare 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Expect The Unexpected, As You See, It Was Meant To Be :) - Life is full of unforeseen lessons, occurrences and interactions, one of which is that one should not say never. When...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    So In Love - hand in glove. so in love skipping away hand in hand   sweaty sweet freedom. little tickle nudges laughing splashing pulling me out laying in the...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 23, 2008

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    Blame Is Such a Blur - Today I venture out. I am at a tavern style bar and grill and have already been served a Heineken. Maybe I have celebration on my mind. I am...
    IamIam IamIam 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    Tough It May Be - Life is tough. But life is beautiful as well. There were many times I felt that life was unfair to the point of wanting to end life... shameful as it may seem, we...
    PrInCeSsLiLo PrInCeSsLiLo 31-35, F May 14, 2012

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    Sunday Southern Comfort - She awoke at 5 o'clock am, a time she had become acustomed to for quietness and meditation.  As the sun slowly peeps above the frosty...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202 41-45, F 17 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    Dirty Clothes - For most of my career I have been in business management, an executive you might say, a CFO, a president, though I never really felt comfortable with the term ...
    IamIam IamIam 46-50, M 16 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Dawn Of Surprise - Nothing about you was preconceived One day you simply presented to me Beguiled by your mysteries You captured my heart A breath to transcend And quickly impart...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Recognizing A Masterpiece Of Nature - We all can be accused of looking for that which we aren't sure of...searching for the ultimate, claiming to know it when we see it....seeking...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F Jun 15, 2012

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    What Beauty Can Be... - Beauty can be a flower, the sunshine, a sunset, or some other tangible item. Most times, we see things with only our eyes instead of opening them to our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Weedsnests And Promises (aug. 2011) - While tending the weedsnests of the yard today, I noticed the soil was so dry, it was nearly impossible to loose the hold those weeds had...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 4 Responses May 23, 2012

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29