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I Feel That The Older I Am, The More I Reflect On My Past

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    Memory Lane

    I have moments, especially now that I'm reaching a peek in my existence, where I will suddenly find myself reflecting upon memories from my past... from every age. Some of the events are more sad than others, but they all result in the same feeling: happiness. It is my life, that...
    LoveThyFate LoveThyFate 22-25, F Mar 20, 2012

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    And The More I Have Of It

    More moments to regret, more moments to feel I could have done better, should have done better... and the more I feel at home in my memories. I don't want to live in this place the world is turning into. I don't belong in this place the world is turning into. Logic has fled and...
    mononoaware mononoaware 26-30, M Oct 20, 2012

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