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I Have Scars On My Heart That Tell a Story

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    Counting the Scars On My Heart

    Last night I was thinking about the scars I have on my heart..what events in my life left a permanent scar and what events healed and did not leave their mark.  Those that left scars also changed me permanently. I think this is an interesting topic to explore.  I...
    Izabella Izabella 56-60, F Aug 26, 2008

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    IStirring Winter’s MidnightWinter born.

    Snow melting from my father’s boots inter-lacing with my mother’s water shattered on the linoleum. He had walked from the river knowing; leaving his torch, his shift, and his truck that would not ignite in the cold. Knowing.Hours before my mother knew. His children...
    StanleyAnneZaneLatham StanleyAnneZaneLatham 26-30, F Mar 26, 2014

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    Oh My God.

    i was "sleeping"- well i was trying to- and i was in my thought train. my mother unlocked the door- since it was locked- and than it cut my heart. i was like ow that hurt. it seriously felt like a knife cut your heart open. she scared me to death and i was panicing...
    zipseal zipseal 18-21 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    Doesnt Everyone.???

    i mean life is super great and all but really it is just one big ice pick stabbing away at our hearts... its up to us to remain happy people and try and make the best of it and then every once in a while we bump into the good stuff and hopefully that makes it all worth it
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F Jan 6, 2009

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