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    Until now we remain searching Until

    now we seek something Until now we breathe once again Until now we have hope Until now we climb the mountain of our fears Until now we like to see us in someone Until now we have the desire to be desired Until now we have the thirst to be understood
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 3 Responses 23 hrs 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 22

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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...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner 31-35, F 19 Responses Feb 2

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    What will your voice sound like?

    What will your scent be like? What will your laughter do to the dew drops? What will your tears do to my white shirt? What will your smile do to my heartbeat? What will your hair do to the sunlight caught in it? What will your heartbeat narrate to my heart?
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    addicted to be an addict seeing world in black

    and white lending colors to paint the sky standing, paralyzed..left behind trying to figure out how to find where i lost all those inner butterflies am nothing, just a vessel emotions, sensations passing me by leaving stains on my psyche so foolish i feel from time to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 day ago

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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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    It's easy to see, this heart

    and soul connection that exists between you and I. It's there, every minute of the day. It is evident in your smile, the way you light up in my presence. You show me glimpses of yourself despite the fact you are one of the most guarded people I know. Beautiful eyes that can't...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 25

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    Is today the day for a new beginning?

    Is today the day for a rekindling spark? Is today the day for comfort and play? Is today the day for fun and friends? Is today the day for seeing a new horizon? Is today the day for overcoming our fears? Is today the best day so far? Is today the day when we will change...
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    part II The pain and heartache we have inside .

    all the broken pieces to our hearts and souls cannot be seen with the naked eye. I believe thats why God gave us scars. To have the physical reminder of where we have been and how far we have come since then.. The scars are to show others that cant see the scars on our hearts...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yesterday I finished writing about some of the

    darkest times of my life, I wrote it to clear my head and to give it to my only friend that I trust. I gave her the rough draft of it which was two pages in small handwriting and I turned those two pages into six full pages wirtten in small letters. I wrote using my whole heart...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    the shadow which haunts me in the mist of

    ashes i vanished till i died seasons change and find myself laying in a place unknown, strange forget my face, the laughter breathing a peppermint breath woke up deranged a disease with no name took many years to burn all those corpses, who haunts me created a...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    scars are the tangible reminders of our past,

    where we came from, the pain endured during that time. as we grow from our past, in turn the scars become less visible. scars are there when we have a bad day feeling like you cant go any further..we see the scars, touch our scars- they remind us that you can go further...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Lord Of Darkness

    A soft echo of a long forgotten voice whispers to me Down through the ages From the old days The ancient ways Whispers.. Of long dusty days in the warm sun Where long shadows hang on worn mellow cobblestones Twisted paths leading into fragrant lavender fields That sway in...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 11 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Quietly lurking in the shadowed safety of the

    trees of anonymity, I write the words of love you inspire in my soul. Then at dusk I gently toss them along the path, hoping you will find them like unexpected wild flowers growing free. I care not who they remind you of, I only care that they make you smile, and add a bit of...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 25 Responses Feb 1

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    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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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 22 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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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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    So many broken, disillusioned hearts roaming

    the wild fields of hope and yearn. Roaming some with purpose, some heedless. Seeking the elusive, prodding along, pushing, planning, scheming fueled by the distant grab of the singular moment of anything resembling happiness and peace. Putting their mask of chirpiness over the...
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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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 9 Responses Feb 21

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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 7 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 11 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    It's just the two of us - I feel his presence.

    He stands just close enough that my body becomes aware, senses heighten. There is a shiver in the air. My body responds instinctively. I know what will happen if I allow my hand to drift towards him. I can already feel his body pressing into me, feel the cold wall...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 16

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    Passion replaces any potential

    for ability and the ability to translate these impeccable actions to elegant linguistic words. Rare is the poet that finds his soul within him. For he can feel that which they cannot. This too is his heart. He chooses to face this juxtaposition. This which is others...
    ShadowSteel ShadowSteel 41-45, M 1 Response 37 mins 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 15 Responses Feb 28, 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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    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 10 Responses May 31

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    Hi. I am 15 years old

    and i live in France. I was born in 2000 in a pretty small city. i used to have a sister but she died a few minutes later after she was born. because i was born with 6 months earlier than it has expected. i am born in june. but nornally i must be born in september. my sister...
    mlplights mlplights 13-15, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    Drowsy from the lingering essence of nights

    realmI stretch my feminine form into tautnessCurves blending into morningI sense his presenceEven before my nostrils pick up the trail of scentAnd the heat that emanates from his rugged formA low guttural growl penetrates my earsand in an instant rough hands grip my warm...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    Thirst is a craving, longing of a parching soul.

    The ultimate thirst is always keep thirsting, never quenching. It can be a blessing or a curse depending on one's goal. For me, I still have ambiguity about my goal. Both options are attractive in their own ways.
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs 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 do not write when I'm happy.

    When I'm happy I live.
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    I’ve been through so much

    that there isn’t much left that can scare me. I’ve felt the most pain that I could feel, and I’ve felt the most pressure that I could feel and there’s nothing else left. And I believe that I’m capable of doing anything....and I will try... To accomplish everything I...
    kiMiiLe kiMiiLe 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'm tired..tired of everything.

    tired of looking...tired of feeling. . tire of thus life i have made for myself.. tired of having hope. tired of wanting to believe that something is out there for me. tired of believing every word that is spoken to be true. tired of finding out people arent what they say...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    wandering through sorrow

    and light far from all the noise in the wilderness hearing a dark, tragic symphony reflecting a rhythm inside syncing and making me dizzy walk more, travel to the end explore the depth of silence extract the essence of peace bathe in it leave your spiral of hate...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 3 days ago

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      like you my existence has the same

    meaning survive even if i don't find anything worth...absurd this shell of mine all i have...those words same clothes, same sensations goals to give a reason some reason to wake another day free i am not, just my thoughts precious, this thing..new or just different...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    To the person who thinks I am weak,

    I hope I can always give second chances... No... Just chances.. I hope I am strong enough to give more of it but I'm still just a girl, I have my limitations and what I give is all that I have. If I am going to give you more, it would mean to leave nothing for myself and I can...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    What is the source of pain?

    Unfulfilled desires? Unmet needs? Or is it wanting something? Then not having it. Or are we in pain as we do not know our reality? Questions remain.
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    For all my fellow EPers (is that

    even a phrase?), I would like to make a suggestion. I know a site for those of us who are inspiring and/or struggling writers. Go to www.writerscafe.org. Here, you can meet other writers, submit your work, and get reviews from your peers. Best of all, it is free. I am not...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day 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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    Aoccrding to rseserach at an Elingsh uniervtisy,

    it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are. The only iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by itslef but the...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    How shall I approach my dream?

    How shall I deal with the excitement? How shall I behave when we meet? How shall I quench this thirst? How shall I explain the thirst? How shall I explain, maybe the goal is to continue thirsting? How shall I realize, my goal is like a dream? How shall I accept? that I just don...
    TheThinkingMan TheThinkingMan 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    Some things are too enticing

    and seducing to not want to get into them, they tempt you, lure you. And you ache to immerse yourself completely..Mmmhm you must!Like this day. This spectacular warm and consummate Spring day. I am going to dive into it and let it have it's way with me!! ; )
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 16 Responses Mar 21

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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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    He who befriends distance

    and silence shall never be lonely again.
    Milesfromyou