I Embrace Life

Learning, Feeling and Healing. 577 People

    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 awesome suite tickets and we got the VIP treatment. She actually invited me and two other friends months ago. I've been looking...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk
    46-50, F
    Apr 2, 2012

    So tomorrow is my birthday!

    I'm about to turn 18! ☺️😬 so yeah! I'm excited! I'm ready to get my first tattoo and get my belly button pierced
    Tayns2010 Tayns2010
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2014

    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 eye? Too many thoughts to place into semblance; too little as I block,  fickle & painful realizations. If...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    24 Responses Mar 16, 2009

    With all the challenges being created

    (‪#‎icebucketchallenge‬ ‪#‎prettyfacechallenge‬ etc., etc.) I would like to create a new challenge too... I challenge you to face the challenges you already have that didn't need to be created. The ones you face everyday when you wake up in the morning and start your...
    NacrissaJ NacrissaJ
    36-40, F
    Sep 11, 2014

    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 doubt. Sometimes, it is essential we take this road, so we may experience who we really are and why we are here. These journeys in life can...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

    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't seem to dream. I dream at night and live the dream. I long to live and dream the life. The day. To dream in...
    LuckymeIshouldsee LuckymeIshouldsee
    18-21
    3 Responses Jul 20, 2010

    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 sun as you drive us away smile supressing good time graceful herring water foul     you press on...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Mar 23, 2008

    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.    Plastered in numbness now broken free. 'Send me someone' was my unanswered plea. Now...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Aug 30, 2008

    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... Every Move I Make'.You're not a slobbery kisser, daddy's trust fund snob.You're not a belligerent, alcoholic, catholic...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Oct 22, 2012

    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.  It made me ponder on the weeds of my life!. One thing I knew, that if I added water to the mix,  it would soften the soil & the weeds...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    4 Responses May 23, 2012

    Just Sayin...

    I'm not some consolation prizeNot gonna be a back up planIf I can't be your woman,Then you can't be my man.Ain't gonna be no 'drunk dial'Nor your midnight text queenIf you can't dial the numbers babyI'm not losing sleep~ get REAL dumbass ~ 
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Jul 31, 2012

    Why Not

    can’t really understand any other way to live' the alternative is not so appealing to me
    adarkhunter adarkhunter
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2011

    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.     From there I wander. My thoughts instantaneous and singular. Though they do not flee. Not pushed nor pulled, they...
    IamIam IamIam
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2007

    Off From Work

    i dunno. i just feel so exhausted, diminished or simply tired of work. i just don't feel like working these days. everything seemed to be habitual and it bores me to death. i can't focus on what i do. i can't force myself to go to the office everyday and can't finish anything. i...
    laar laar
    22-25
    Aug 13, 2011

    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 trouble facing what their own conscious has created. Fear, distraught, confusion, secrets. We hide...
    80sKaties777 80sKaties777
    18-21, F
    Dec 31, 2012

    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 overrated or unreal, they still, deep down wish it to be real. Wish to find it. It is times like these I sit here and wonder why...
    80sKaties777 80sKaties777
    18-21, F
    Dec 31, 2012

    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 hard, but sporatically...Soon it falls out of the sky like a great waterfall.. filters the air and cleanses...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2012

    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 docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna.  The investment banker complimented the fisherman on the quality...
    IamIam IamIam
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2008

    Your L!fe, the Movie

    Ever watch "The World According to Garp"? I loved that movie. Also, "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" Maybe it's all the G's, I dunno. There are a lot of great movies like these. They are great in that they show the full spectrum of life's experiences, the ups and downs, joys and...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Feb 4, 2008

    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. Almost unequivocally any conversation we have related to our relationship winds up with her talking and me listening. She talks and talks the same words she used...
    IamIam IamIam
    46-50, M
    23 Responses Feb 2, 2008

    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 was heavy into church, singing alto in a praise and worship team, projecting announcement; shamlessly self promoting by...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jun 27, 2008

    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 phantom to me? Or are you really the man that you seem?CHORES: Meet me at the railroad station Where we let go of a...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jul 8, 2012

    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 names, but what I saw after a few days on the job surprised me to say the least. There are quite a few folks who have been...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 12, 2014

    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 hearts to fully absorb the beauty that they possess. Mostly, we overlook the intangible beauty which can be gentleness...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

    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 “executive”. A few years ago I had a falling out with the majority shareholder and parted ways from...
    IamIam IamIam
    46-50, M
    15 Responses Dec 4, 2007

    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?  Why am I afraid?  Is it the uncertainty of an unknown future?  My life is so abundantly blessed.  Why so...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Feb 2, 2009
    Ashishishe Ashishishe
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 7, 2014

    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 was threatening suicide. Ended up being a co workers wives grandpa. I thought to myself, that is tough. Not knowing what was to come for me only...
    Hussarian Hussarian
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 10, 2014

    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; years in fact  I look back to the emptiness Existing, but not living  Who am I to you anyway?  Why do...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    LESSON LEARNT: You don't need to waste your

    time on someone who only wants you around when it fits their need. Time is precious, so I am too! #ithurts
    redtigerhood911 redtigerhood911
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2014

    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 for such elation This fantasy, my mind’s vacation Wishing to be the life I desire Escape the muck & mire...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 29, 2008

    **** like fickkk til you shoot your load

    and it looks like you live in an igloo.
    dingleb dingleb
    61-65, M
    Nov 26, 2014

    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 Like a beautiful dawn Your sunlit surprise Taking all of my breath Eclipsing the sky The essence of your smile Rising...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

    I Embrace Life Because:

    The reason why I embrace life so much is because I had a very rough up bringing, I was adopted, my adopted family never brought me up well or supported me, I was kicked out at 15, then had over 20 ex boyfriends which I all lived with by the age of 17 , I did do some things that...
    beautytakesatoll beautytakesatoll
    18-21, F
    Apr 16, 2011

    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 greeting or gesture. Most of the time we do this without even a second thought behind it. Little do we know, the positive significant...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 16, 2012

    Reflection For 2010

    Reflection for 2010               I really must say…This has been quite an eventful year for me. A lot has changed, a lot has transpired. So much has happened that I barely know where to even begin…  ...
    InfiniteArgus InfiniteArgus
    22-25, M
    Oct 20, 2010

    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 show. I embrace everything. Comments are always welcome to me, and opinions matter to me to give a perspective. Being naked and...
    LaHuitreTare LaHuitreTare
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2012

    I am the fine print! .

    ....so read closely.
    Ashishishe Ashishishe
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2014

    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 change so you can go to the church to make arrangements for your sister's service how... the world passed me by...
    sweetlinus sweetlinus
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 27, 2007

    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 feel for the first time in my life that I am trying to embrace life more. That's not to say I have reached the point in which I want to...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Feb 17, 2013

    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 minimum and no more than is required of them, simply to get by. I say find your purpose. Find what meaning life holds for you...
    Slidehammer Slidehammer
    36-40, M
    Aug 12, 2012

    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 Siereveld Copyright 2002 We are but angels on a journey, In A world that carries darkness and struggle, Journey onward...
    Mystic44 Mystic44
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2007

    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 and controlled. Sweet sweat secreting from every pour. No one makes him do this; the task it's own reward. Not easy by no...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Apr 18, 2008

    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 that she and this man have experienced a "shared awareness" that has profoundly affected them both. These ...
    IamIam IamIam
    46-50, M
    32 Responses Feb 2, 2008

    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 fields of this pre-spring dawn, the high pitched wind chimes just barely audible in the background, she wonders what the...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202
    41-45, F
    17 Responses Mar 2, 2008

    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 having crushes on girls. This is not something new to me, I always brushed them aside. I always told myself. It was merely a moment...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow
    22-25, F
    Mar 28, 2013

    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 optimistic that my neck/arm pain is going to subside and more importantly, I feel some breakthroughs underway.   I...
    IamIam IamIam
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2007

    I feel so f*cking happy right now!

    ! I can't explain it, but even when things aren't really looking up, they aren't looking down either:) I recently told the guy that I liked that I didn't want to have anything with him, and we briefly fought but then recovered(: I have some other guys from school who make me feel...
    Tayns2010 Tayns2010
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2014

    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 all come to this point. However, I still bounce back and think that since I've reached rock bottom, there is no way...
    PrInCeSsLiLo PrInCeSsLiLo
    31-35, F
    May 14, 2012
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