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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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    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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    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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    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 Response 3 days ago

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    Emotional bullets bombard my peaceful

    shore Bombs burst, shaking my solid ground Weakening my barricades and fortess walls Shards of spoken words tear through my heart Wounding me, I am a survivor of the emotional war
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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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 1 Response 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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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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.
    NaomisJourneyToTheSun NaomisJourneyToTheSun 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 21

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

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    The writer in meI know I'm a writer.

    I express myself solely of how I feel about a certain life experiences.Sometimes, I write as an observer - I love to observe people, maybe it s a hobby of mine. I watch everything about a person or a situation that's happening right in front of my eyes. Such drama, trivia, most...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 7 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    I want... One strong hand on my throat Making

    me gasp One hungry hand in my hair Tilting back my head Two thirsty lips drinking me in Tasting my passion Two lust-filled eyes devouring my body Showing his desire for me His body pressing into mine Pinning me to the floor His legs easily spreading mine His hardness eagerly...
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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 4 days ago

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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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response 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 9 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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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 5 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 Feb 22

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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 3 days 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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    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 6 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 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 22 hrs 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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    storm came stopped everything with its

    whispers of insanity leaving its embrace leaving snow coloring everything white leaving perfect peace leaving soothing silence leaving this place to its cradle can i be a part of you in my dreams...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 3 days ago

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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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    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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    Your mind is uniquely dangerous,

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

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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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    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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    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 19 Responses Feb 1

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 6 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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    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 a week ago