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    An Ocean Of Flowers

    I flew, speckled with luminous electricity, A crazed dragonfly, with black sea-horses for escort When dreams were crushing with bitter blows My skies of ultramarine were burning Into the unknown yellow ochre orb ... It was then that I saw an ocean of flowers    
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M Oct 7, 2011

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    As Good As Any Revenge

    My mother was strong and my dad wasn’t. He was fifteen years older than she. Before he died, after he needed care and came to live with us, Daddy told me he was afraid that Mother was going to give everything to my little brother and that he would fight her to get anything...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 14 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Dweller In Multiple Worlds

    I'm beginning a walk.  A tour of a farm,  of struggles and achievement.  Of nothing.  I leave out that which would cause purposeless sorrow. It's 1940.  The  fence is clear of brush, has sturdy posts, and the wires are stretched tight enough that you can climb...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 11 Responses May 6, 2011

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    Training A Child In The Way He Should Go -- Aka -- A Harsh Environment Demands That A Child Learn To Accept Responsibility

    This is the story, told by The Gypsy,  of a climb she made out of the Grand Canyon with a party of Havasupai, and of a boy's adventures on that trip. The child had been told, the night before, that they would be accompanying the group setting out the next day to gather pine nuts...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    In

    It is a place of friendly shadows, with lichen and mushrooms and fairies. Her feet go soft on moss, and she can lie on her stomach with the cosmic lover and watch fishes in clear greeny pools. The beauty makes her eyes mist. This is why she loves being alone.
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    What would it say, if my heart could speak?

    It would tell you a most horrific story, one of constant pain and near torture. It did not have to suffer, it could have chosen to stop at any time. Instead it chose daily to take the path of agony, daily to feel the pains, daily to be tortured and tormented .... and it chose...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    OH – MY – GOSH – YES – THERE – IS

    – A – SANTA. Something made me watch BECOMING SANTA, a movie for which I had seen no recommendation at all, other than the fact that it is a Christmas movie. It turned out to be about 'real world' guys who play Santa. I stuck with it, all the while thinking how odd it...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    The Love Egg

    There were strange events surrounding the group of young men with whom our son met often, and he remembers it a little differently than I do, but he didn’t record it and I did. Here’s one of the events, another story from the front of my journal. It was a nice group of teen...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Favorite Experience Recorded in My Journal

      I loved riding along the California coast and enjoying the plants, so different from those of the desert and of the Midwest.   Five years before the events of this story Hubby had decided we would move back to the Midwest, and separation from folks who had given me support...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 8 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Soft-Hearted

    Well, I was told to stay away from animals... family does not allow to have any pets.. but I guess a dog changed my heart.. India has many stray animals.. I was in college living away from home.. Once I saved a little pup who couldn't walk - from a herd of locals dogs out to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 27, 2013

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    We Consciously Tried To Be No Bother

    We went back to our spot near Sedona and saw the beautiful comfortably settled-in homes that look out across the valley, just like we used to do while sitting in our folding lawn chairs next to a wait-a-minute bush.  We couldn't actually deny a certain beauty of freshly...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 8 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    And it knows me. Indigo

    or autistic is possible. So i must learn more. Or just love being caring.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 12

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    Know My Heart

    Why do I pray? Do I pray to say I prayed an hour? Why do I love? Do I want you beholden to me? Why do I help? Do I help to hear my name called out? And why do I sing? Search me and know my heart, Oh God. See if there is any wrong thing in me All I have ever really wanted...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Meeting a Mystic, a Disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda

    She was young and I was young, but she was mature enough to be called a spiritual giant, and I was mature enough to know that it was true.   When I saw her across the lawn my homing instinct took me, and as she walked here and there I floated, entranced, behind her right...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 9 Responses May 15, 2011

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    Lifes Blessings

    Before you were born, before any sonogram could tell me, I knew your sex. Before any pregnancy test could tell me, I knew you were growing inside of me. I knew I loved you before any doctor or test told me that you were there. When you were born, the pain was forgotten when you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Romance is Divine

    Romance is divine When one's romance is with the Divine.
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 3 Responses May 31, 2011

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    And I Thought I Had Been Living Simply.

    I find getting old to be a very great pleasure as I sit in my not uncomfortable chair.There’s no desire for a magazine or a computer or TV or phone or backrub or window view—actually, not even for chocolate.. Inside there is comfort.  It’s very interesting inside.  There...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 10 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    The Lover

    OUT THERE IN THE WORLD COGNIZED BY MIND   THE LOVER IS UNSEEN AND RARELY SUSPECTED,   THE CARESSES ASSIGNED TO A SOURCE OTHER,   THE GIFTS TAKEN TO BE THEIR OWN PROGENY. 
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F 1 Response May 13, 2011

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    The Mystic's Pain

    If the sky were to become purple-black and rain searing green fire all ‘round, it would have nothing to do with the the feelings in a mystic’s heart.    But when he makes an opening between his fingers and looks out, he hears our cries--our suffering because we haven’t...
    nelladell nelladell 66-70, F May 15, 2011

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    Dawn comes. I have heart. I get up. Do you have heart? I need you to. Hold fast to the light and if you can't reach out your hand and let me pull you up. Don't let go I beg...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    this is for Kristen I love her and I hope she does the right thing cause I love her ----------------- It's hard enough to be a man in this world all alone, Paying bills and...
    Angelicguitarist85 Angelicguitarist85 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Regardless the pain my hearts been under for several years, I chose to finally stop and listen. My heart took all the pain from men it can handle. Not just thru my past...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My username on this account right now is blankcheck4urhart. It used to be nsquaredmeanshartspaired. I will give the reasons for both. Blank check for your heart means that the man...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My first post will have a brief explanation of what happened... Day 10 20/4 11:18am oh god, I miss him so much. Went through the photos of us I have on my phone and I miss the...
    odijay odijay 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I let my heart and my mind integrate and work as a team. When you follow your heart more, and your mind sees the results, the intgration will naturally occur. However, you have to...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Mar 26

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    What is wrong with holding a door for a lady? l was raised to be a gentleman and to treat ladies with respect and manners! l still believe in helping a lady with her coat, pulling...
    PSULLY63 PSULLY63 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 28

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    I feel very weird. I love heartbeats so much that I have crazy thoughts about them. I strongly love hearing a heart beating extremely hard. Just thinking when one is racing...
    SleepyTegan SleepyTegan 18-21 5 days ago

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    I am following my heart and intuition. – Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. Live the life you want to live. Be the person you want to remember years...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Honestly Im only 17 years old, and i know i have life ahead of me, but sometimes i like to think if it hard now , then how harder will it get, will it really get better or will we...
    thatgirlalbana thatgirlalbana 16-17, F Mar 24

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    So I fell you Tim we started talking months ago ,he took a piece of my heart ,it took me a year to trust and wow it was taken again from me and its just making me stronger and...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F Mar 25

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    It was her 22nd birthday yesterday and she is now the same age as me. I meant to write this story yesterday but that never happened. Many times have I shared the story about the...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    A broken heart isn't always due to a break up, as so many people think.. My heart breaks whenever I hear or see about innocent children who die in wars. My heart breaks whenever I...
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Known for your undeniable charisma, you charmed me and everyone you encounter Incredible personality, a powerful strength lays within you, you never cease to amaze me Magnificent...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have this really good friend of mine (Saily) who has a younger sister that's in 10th grade (Osiris) My friends sister hit me up a few weeks ago after I had posted on snapchat a...
    Gabe1997 Gabe1997 16-17, T 1 day ago

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    Over the civil side, the case would more than likely be introduced to be a wrongful death motion underneath Civil Code 377.sixty et. seq. This claim typically belongs on the...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    The love of my life. We were together three years and some months. It was love at first sight. We spoke and we just connected on a whole different level. I saw him for who we was...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    It was horrible. When I was between the ages of 16 to 17 in 2011 in my first year of sixth form I had a crush on this girl. I liked her because she actually seemed interested in me...
    ZemaLDFM ZemaLDFM 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    1: What would you name your future daughter/son? Daughter: Leoni son: Ben 2: Do you miss anyone? My daddy RIP xoxo 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? Smile and tuck...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm going through a break up and I'm trying to deal with my heart break by writing how I'm feeling in my notes... Just a background of what happened, my boyfriend had been going...
    odijay odijay 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    Your Heart Is My Home.!.! Whenever you feel that darkness is falling on you, whenever you feel there is nothing you could do, i will be there even before a word you could say, to...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    What does it even mean to have a "broken heart"? Sounds silly. Firstly, your real heart pumps blood around the body for survival... It's not that mythical place in your chest that...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    the biggest impact. I believe that everyone, sooner or later, has this thing happening in their lives which will change them forever. It’s not comparable. For the one’s who...
    deleleleteddd deleleleteddd 13-15, F Mar 30

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    My heart has always wanted to be in love. In love with one woman who will love me back as much as I will love her.I'm loyal to the core.All I need is one woman.I gave it a try when...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Mar 31