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    I like my pain too much to let it go.

    The pain means you are real, we were real. It is all I have left. I hold onto it, without it you don't exist. We fade and are nothing. I can't accept that. The earth should crumble and shake with the weight of us. It should break into a million pieces with the pain of my...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Time is like a blue smoke Compassing you with

    directions Which way you want to go, Safely. Feather, Feel the gentle touch; care about your shadow, In your palms By Sailing Under the blue sky. To make sure not to get lost, Follow the blue smoke's path And pay attention to your time, With directions of the feather, of...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 4 Responses 4 days 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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    Some more writing .. Thoughts?

    I never realized I would go down fighting to the infinite end - until this very moment.. The climatic dreams spoke of this but I paid no mind.. It's a surreal feeling really, a timely conversation.
    Coranpharel Coranpharel 22-25, M 4 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 2 Responses Feb 22

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    In the real world... I am ferociously

    logical Intensely rational But in this online love affair... I am a completely different woman I lose all sense of myself
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 5 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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    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 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 girl stands in the middle of nowhere She

    feels sharp pains of icicles peircing her back Feels the rain cut her skin with every blow She doesn't notice She doesn't care She can't feel the pain anymore She just ignores the pain People come by, look at the girl Some try to help, try to cover her pain She just pushes...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 1 hr 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 6 Responses Jan 16

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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 10 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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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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    I was in dreamland, Hoping everything will be

    ok, She will get back to me, We will laugh again together... It wasn't a kiss woke me up, but a slap... Thank you...
    SensualRomantic SensualRomantic 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I stare at the birds in the sky Tryna see

    if they can tell me why I no longer feel like I am alive Like I know that tonight I'm gonna die So I lay on this couch and I cry Is this life I'm living all a lie There's this fear in my heart that won't go And as much as I try,it says no I guess it don't want me to see...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have a secret life no one knows about

    (besides my husband) all my friends know I'm a writer but only for books. I have poems that I've written that I haven't shared with anyone. Some because I'm ashamed of what they are, others because I'm afraid of what people will respond with when they read them.
    starablaze starablaze 18-21, F 3 days 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 7 Responses Feb 13

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    Unspoken...unnecessary So many words unsaid.

    Sometimes the silence In a stare, Is simply staggering.
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 2 Responses 18 hrs 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 12 Responses Feb 2

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    Look at me, do you feel how badly I want you?

    Can you feel the need? Pull me into you...press your lips to mine. Let your hands go anywhere they want...I don't mind where you choose, because every part of my body wants to be touched by you.
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am thankful that I have met some amazing

    people that have proven that they are truly and honestly my friends.I do not take that for granted. 
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 8 hrs 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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    A smile can hide a lot,

    from purposes, desires, and emotions. Nothing is what it seems, especially in the case of the human mind. I wrote this poem after a shower, on a Wednesday night, after my dad had unknowingly cut deeply with his words, and he didn't know the reasons why I had done what I had done...
    nicias nicias 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 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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    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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    Stars are not for wishing they are just a

    burning flameThinking they will help you is just a foolish gameDandelion seeds blown into the windIs just more yard work for someone in the endFour leaf clovers plucked from the groundWill never give you anything except a plant turning brownDouble rainbows following a gorgeous...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The sun shines bright

    and warm through her window, casting the most wonderful light on her desk ... so here she sits and writes ...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    I write stories and I can make my characters

    like me without people really knowing. It just makes it easier. Although, sometimes I get sad, it still helps.
    NobodyOfConcern NobodyOfConcern 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    MaskYou slip on the maskNot to hide,

    But to reveal.. My inner mysteriesThe hidden and secretThe wicked and wildThe wanton abandonNaked, to you. Only you.So that we may bask in the light of my darkness. 
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 6, 2014

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    I am an author! I recently published my first

    book on Amazon; it's called The Heros Quest Chornicles Book One Orehs Adventures. Take a look; I would love for one person completely unconnected to me to read it. :)
    starablaze starablaze 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Undying devotion To my everything The love

    I've always wanted The happiness I've searched for Is in the smile of my children The touch of their hand Their tears I wipe away I've never been more loved I've never been more in love. No matter how dark There will always be light I will not fall I will not break
    Afather718 Afather718 26-30, M 1 day ago

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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