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I Express Myself Through Writing

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    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    He pleaded with me, "I love you.

    " I cried back... "Love shouldn't hurt like this." I'm afraid to look in the mirror. I will surely see myself fading, like smoke. Can someone love you to death?
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    A Scene From The Twilight Zone

    Today was a special day, my first day on a new job. Doing something that would be rewarding and please me. Lets call her Alice, my new boss. One of the "must-do" was never to smoke while I was there for any reason. No problem, I don't smoke that much to worry. Then it was do not...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 22 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    “Our culture has filled our heads

    but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery. It produces "nice" people, not heroes.” ― Peter Kreeft
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    He who befriends distance

    and silence shall never be lonely again.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    A Day Of Rest

    I felt her forehead and was relieved to see that the fever was going down. She had drifted off to sleep and as there were no more medication to take for another hour, I decided that I had a moment to make myself a cup of tea.  I was careful to turn the tv volume down but not...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 16 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I didn't start out looking

    for you but I'm glad I found you. I walked into the store and there you were over in the corner. You were hot and looked incredible. You didn't see me but I saw you. I knew right then I had to have you so I made the first move. The closer I got to you the faster my heart...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 10 Responses a week ago

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    EP Trolls

    I don't mean to be rude with what I am about to say, but I think I have to say it. I apologise if someone gets offended in advance. I am quite sick of people judging my and others' stories and questions. I joined this website because I felt a certain freedom in expressing my...
    cherrytomatoes cherrytomatoes 26-30, F 11 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    A few weeks ago my wife

    and I had the unexpected opportunity to have dinner alone. At the last moment our kids had made last minute plans and would be away for the night. We usually can't agree on much but we can always agree on this one particular restaurant. It's a little mom & pop hole in the...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 7 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    I just stepped out onto the deck There is no

    wind, but the temp is -10 There is something so invigorating in cold crisp air. It seems like it holds extra energy. I stood there for about 5 minutes just enjoying the air, silence, and clear night sky !
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I am currently writing my 1st novel.

    ..thought id give you guys a glimpse of the first page :) "As she gazes outside the window of her quaint log cabin, the last fragment of golden glimmer from the sunlight of today has fallen behind the stark winter fields. She sits mesmerized as the sky transitions into a violet...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 13

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    It's hard when your mind won't shut off When

    your brain speaks no matter how much you internally shout "shut up" On and on it goes... Thinking about everything that happened I still love you... That won't change you gave me some the best moments in my life...As sad as that is.. It's true.. But then you left... And I am...
    GirlONFire1 GirlONFire1 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I actually have a tumblr

    for my writing; http://a-mind-like-liquor.tumblr.com/ I haven't posted/written anything original in a while, but I post some inspiration nearly everyday.
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    For My Fellow Man

    Like so many of you, I am trying to sell myself like a ***** to a company that will discard me like the ***** I am when they’re done with me. I will function in the hive complex, aspiring to achieve a meaningless title in a company..so that I can live a life of comfort. This is...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 14 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Why We Must Remain....Perfect Strangers

    The stride is long and confident, sometimes deliberate, down this path of life. Boot straps are wound tightly concealing the foot aches from journeying many many miles of discovery. The hat brim is drawn down to protect you from these sky blue eyes, an overcoat flaps in the...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Perhaps some day I'll stop And think of what I

    have to say. Perhaps some day I'll look And see there is a better way. Perhaps some day I'll find The words to sing a different song. Perhaps some day I'll say To you " I know I was wrong"
    shaqmartin shaqmartin 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I Like My Work.

    Someone asked me what I do for a living. The following is a letter I wrote telling him a little about my work history. He told me it is a  great story and would make a good movie. I laughed and said that it would gross fifteen cents at the box office. I said I could prove it. I...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 34 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    I unbind the corset of my heart

    and surrender to you the tie.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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    My soul is like a wave,

    Drawn ever towards youSwirling in shades of aquaComing to you alwaysLike the shimmering smoke of my burning..
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 11 Responses Jan 20

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    Your mind is uniquely dangerous,

      for it does see you only.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Take your shoes off. After he had left

    and filed for divorce, he didn't even bother to take his shoes off when visiting his own house and his family for the last time. He came to discuss his absence... Softly knocking, he came in, and sat on the chair in the living room. His eyes found hers. His feelings changed...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Feb 19

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    I'll give you the key to explore my body

    and discover my soul.  Let me see myself, fully, by you loving me.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    I do not write when I'm happy.

    When I'm happy I live.
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 16

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    "Muh Lyf"

    Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Modi. It all started when I was born, my mother said it was an easy going process...easy for her maybe, all I remember was bright lights hitting me in my eyes with several spectators. I didn’t know whether to be born or do jazz hands...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 17 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    AWOL

    I always have a story in me. I wake up with stories and I go to sleep with stories rattling around up there. But maybe they aren’t stories so much as they are emotions that are trapped, have nowhere to go, banging against the confines of whatever constitutes our imagination and...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 14 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    In RainShe awoke early,

    curled on her side facing him. She kept her eyes closed for a moment, listening for him, his deep breathing letting her know he was lost in dreams. She slipped quietly from the bed, hoping the soft ruffling sound of the crisp, white, hotel linens wouldn't wake him. Reaching for...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Another cold night aloneThoughts of him running

    through her mindShe wants him here nowBut if he were here she would push him awayThe paradoxOf enjoying solitude and being lonelyThe inner struggleTo forgive and, in doing so, to find peaceShe has the answersShe just has to find them within herselfUntil then, the struggle...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I

    long to curl my soft warm femininity into your strong rugged manlinessuntil the lines blur and melt into one..
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 23 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Angry tears burn in a way

    that anguished tears don't. Leaving acidic track marks as a sign you have been truly broken. Fury emanates from every fiber of the being...eating you up, scorching and destroying until the humanity you had is consumed with hateful rage. You try to suppress it; align the outer...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 2

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    When you said apathetic,

    it struck me in many ways. The most apparent intent behind that was the team switch, from offense to neutral. Now it's only me left fighting, which is a mighty contrast to the story as it was two years ago when your heart was still in my possession and mine was just missing. I...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Home doesn't mean just the roof over your head.

    Home could be the most loneliness and less loving place to be. Home is in one's heart. Where ever you are, where ever you feel safe, secure, peaceful... That's where home is.
    NaomiSunJourney NaomiSunJourney 31-35, F a week ago

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    I don't want to be your observer.

    I am not Interested in knowing the "Why" about you. Show me your participaning "What" you can do for me instead.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Feb 21

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    Wrapped Up

    I want to share my darkest night with you In mellow blue My brightest morning with you In brilliant amber And every second in between That darkness and light Wrapped up in the warmth of you Like a silk cocoon Until I open, bloom And transform like a moth Attached to your flame...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    The bleak vail of darkness lifts By the light

    of a sunrise I stare into the pure blue sky To get lost all over again
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 20

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    I stand exposed, trembling

    before you. Emotions and body pressed into the wall. Shaken with insecurity. I anxiously await your approval. You soften and tell me I'm beautiful...
    RedTearsFall RedTearsFall 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I wonder what you think of me.

    Am I real to you or just a toy to you. Do really want to know. We all think differently never the same. So what you say should I let it truly effect me. What do you think?
    nekozgirl nekozgirl 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I know my son because I love him;

    because I'm his mom.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Hey everybody. I want to write a novel,

    And I am gonna name it in a boy's name. who can tell me an amazing name?!
    lovetolivealone lovetolivealone 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love when the drums are pounding on my

    ears Piercing into my mind and prancing through my fears They vacate the room and bring focus to music Let the guitars and violins break down and lose it This is the violent clash of sirens and charms that I crave Just maybe in these dry and rash mountains I will be saved I...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I wish to remain unwashed to always inhale the

    traces of your sillage senses chasing it across my incalescent flesh drawing, flushing everything dark and wild inside of me, out into your direction..
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Her tongue flicked across the temptationplaced

    so desirably before her.Luscious sensation flooded her sensesand created a ravenous thirst for more.She craved, needed. Hungered for more..To feed her, fill her up, satiate her fully.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    Don't turn your face from me to hide your tears,

    look at me. Let me view your pain through the glaze of salt pooling and cascading down your cheeks. Let me see your joy behind the sparkle of emotion. Look at me.  Let me see your soul with mine. Give me the connection of our hearts. Let me exist inside the silence between...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Melody

    Some sweet timeless melody comes drifting Echoing down through the corridors of time Like an old abandoned memory Lost in the layered pages of my mind.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    I have learned to simply refrain from

    expressing my fears and pain to her. Having them met with a silent disdain offers me no comfort or relief and no doubt adds to her discomfort by being asked for a level of intimacy that she is emotionally incapable of participating in. I use writing as my release, I write...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 5 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    We are racing as a team,

    you are on the right running beside me. Things are going great, we are ahead of everyone. Half way to the finish line, you fall. You are down, "cardio sucks" says you. Every couple is ahead of us now, I looked at you reached for your hand and said, together? Together baby...
    dy958 dy958 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The road ahead.... She stood there.

    . Unable to see the road ahead.. Fears, doubts came running from behind and pushed her hard. She fell down.. but slowly stood up again with all her strength.. Yet she was unable to see the road ahead.. Was it bcoz of the thick fog or her own tears clouding her eyes.. She wanted...
    starlit11 starlit11 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    It is natural to be fascinated with the Unknown.

     The Universe.  It's literally in front of us and we just  don't have the understanding of it. Where did we come from? Are we alone in the Universe?  How can you even possibly say yes or no, if you can't know?  Where do you stand as a little human being in counting the...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    You know what your problem is?

    You're smart. Too smart. You over think, because your mind moves at a million miles a minute.. You're sad, because you're not fooled by the world like everyone else. You don't get along with most people, because they just don't look at things the way yo do. You think you're dumb...
    Tonia248 Tonia248 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A few weeks ago I was talking with a friend

    and she made a statement that made me think about some hard times in my life. I'm not sure what we were texting about or why but she said, "I'm glad for the tough times in my past because it's made me who I am today". It also reminded me of a story I read many years ago. I...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 8 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    This is exactly how I feel.

    .. Lol Snow, I f*cking hate you. I f*cking hate you in the sky. I f*cking hate you piled so high. I f*cking hate you on the streets. I f*cking hate you in people's tweets. I f*cking hate you on the news. I f*cking hate you in my shoes. I f*cking hate this frozen place. I want to...
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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