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I Express Myself Through Writing

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    When I have something to say I can express

    myself much better by writing. I've been considered to be a quiet person. Everything that I keep inside I am able to put on paper without harming or hurting a person.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Soon I have nothing left Just ghosts of

    yesterday's past Wispy memories On my expressionless face Pulling me down The pain won't let me go To leave my past far behind The guilt keeps it close By my wilting heart Never letting go
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    It's been two months

    since the start of the new year and also some time since I wrote something and posted here. Perhaps my mind is either not thinking or perhaps it's too busy to think and quite content with what's happening around it. When the mind is not content, thoughts run through it and...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    He: Would you sleep with me

    for a million dollars?  She: A million bucks! Wow! I guess, I would. He: How about two dollars? She: Get lost, buddy! What do you think I am? Hmm...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Feb 23

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    I smile when I see him,

    within minutes I am licking my lips... My eyes darken from Clear blue skies to a clouded summer day. I want him. I need him. I love him.
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 21 hrs ago

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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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    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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    A follow-up piece to 'slow'.

    Pont Neuf And like that, The bitter, frosty chill of a February night, Has not an inch of significance to you. That connection- presumably after that awkward stumble through the minefield of excessive lumbering.. Absolutely paid off. Adjacent emotional stratospheres, And...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M a week ago

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

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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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    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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    Although some might think my post about the

    beast means the beast won They would be wrong to assume such things The beast has no power over me You can't win a battle I choose not to fight in... You can't claim victory when you didn't have an opponent I am on my own journey of healing after everything that happened...
    GirlONFire1 GirlONFire1 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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

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    This resonated within me

    when I read it .. Right now, there are people all over the world who are just like you. They’re lonely. They’re missing somebody. They’re in love with someone they probably shouldn’t be in love with. They have secrets you wouldn’t believe. They wish and they dream and...
    Tonia248 Tonia248 51-55, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    *No connections to anyone really.

    Just enjoy. Its a fictional writing." Life is hard. We both know that. Life won’t be without challenges. We were taught that. Life may have given you reasons to put me aside, more reasons to neglect me. Sometimes I feel like a plant who starves for a bit of light on the...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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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 Feb 22

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    Sound hurts through the words

    when they meant to hurt.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Forgotten Passion

    I had lost it somewhere, between here and there.  The words no longer came like they once had. Maybe I was lacking the passions I once had. I missed writing and the passion it brought out in me for my love, my life, and my existence. My whole existence numbed and became merely a...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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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 6 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 5 days 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 5 days 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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    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 Feb 22

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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 Feb 24

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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 Feb 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Your mind is uniquely dangerous,

      for it does see you only.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 23

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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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    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 Feb 24

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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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    Let me help you with your shirt,

    my dear...yes, of course I want to feel your hands on me...as I unbutton your shirt, my fingers moving nimbly down your torso. Your hands sliding through my soft, blonde hair as I kneel to unbuckle your belt and unbutton your pants...my hands rubbing your hard body through the...
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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 Feb 21

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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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    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 Feb 23

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    *No connection whatsoever to anyone here on EP;

    be it human, robots or otherwise. Just some fictional writing.* I have kept my word, kept to what I quoted. I thought it would just be fun, joy and laughter. There is no wrong in finding a little fun, in twisting a little of the truth. Circumstances in situations; like...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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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