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I Know That Words Are Powerful

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    This...you know who you are.

    Just saying “I hunger for your sleek laugh, your hands the color of a savage harvest, hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails, I want to eat your skin like a whole almond.” ― Pablo Neruda, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 26

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    When that song "Let It Go" can be applied to

    any situation like when some farts. That.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jun 25

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    Who Wouldn't Want A Teacher Like Him...

    “So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    The saying "Sticks and stones may break my

    bones, but words will never hurt me" is completely a lie. Words are very powerful things that could very much change someone's life, either in a terribly negative way or a greatly positive way. People sometimes don't realize this, unfortunately, especially, from my observations...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 16

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    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F Jul 21

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    ATTENTION!!!! - 2 Years Ago This Was A Totally

    Different Website!!! I don't know if any of you others out there know this or feel the same sentiment - I joined this site stumbling by it on accident 2 years ago and they let people post anything back then. Of course sometimes people take it too far - but asking people not...
    TravDog3291985 TravDog3291985 26-30, M Aug 10

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    A friend recently shared with me this letter

    from the author Victor Hugo (Les Miserables) to his lover Charlotte Drouet. The simple reading of his words made me shiver. I felt I had to translate is and share it with you. English translation: Night between the 17 and 18th February 1841 Can you remember my beloved...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    Wtf is my problem today?

    I feel like I'm saying all the wrong words today.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Good fiction provides more truth about the

    world, about life, and even about the reader.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 19

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    Words. Words. Words. They are a reflection of

    meaning. We read words everyday. Everywhere. Just one simple word. It does not matter how many letters, whether it is just has one letter or fifty letters. Read them with caution. One slip up. It can cost you something good in life. Don't miss out because you overlooked it...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Think

    I know it is a common cliche but was taught at an early age to Think before you Speak as once the words are spoken, you can never take them back. I have learned this on numerous occasions when I was very passionate about a certain subject and wanted to get my point across...
    davidb5356 davidb5356 51-55, M Feb 8, 2012

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    The Lord led me to a scripture verse in the

    Bible this morning. "Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof." Proverbs 18:4-7 A lot of us could avoid disappointment and heartache if we would just change the way we speak and think and pray. In Jesus name, you have the...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 Jun 30, 2014

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    I Am A Champion!

    Yes words are powerful! .http://youtu.be/03Rkx9xHpnY
    AvengingSouls AvengingSouls 31-35, M Sep 17, 2013

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    The long and hard battle was fought And lost.

    She retreats, wounded to the shower. All lights turn off. There's no one there. No one with her. She is alone, cowering over her wounds and the ones she's caused. No one can hear her scream, no one can hear her cry. Her silence is her only cry for help, and it is ignored...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Jul 31, 2014

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    What you say can really hurt people :|

    Sometimes you won't see it and then when it's really obvious and they're showing it, it's too late to fix or they won't accept anything from you ever again because they're afraid to be hurt again. Words can be powerful in stories, love and in death.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F Feb 2, 2014

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    And God "said". And Bam!

    , it was, because He spoke "The word" Life. The living word. Coincidentally, they also describe the power inside of people, or their minds or in certain places or specific things. When it comes to matters of the heart, I am Validus.
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F Jul 21

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    My Bit To Make English A More Meaningful Language.

    Dear Oxford Dictionary, I am writing to complain about the definition you give of the verb 'To love' You say: verb [with object]feel deep affection or sexual love for (someone):do you love me?like or enjoy very much: I'd love a cup of tea just love dancing I find this...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 4 Responses May 28, 2013

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    The Power Of Description

    I once had a job where I took my lunch in a quiet room and wrote my thoughts. I fell into a rhythm of describing the same street and scene that I saw every day. I live in Oregon, so many days were rainy, cool, and what some would call dreary. But, in this excorcise I learned...
    sissysunshine sissysunshine 41-45 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    This page is missing a heart.

    My beloved has once again left EP to focus on important matters at home.when I log on EP on my laptop I open a new tab and windows suggest weblinks based on my browsing history. To access quickly EP I click on the suggested link to my love's page. Now that her profile is...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 7, 2014

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    Do you ever feel like

    when you said something you really mean it but suddenly you feel that you lose it meanings? And every time you feel it is the right time to say it, after you said that it turns out to be a bad time for you?
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Today saw the passing away of an amazing lady.

    As I searched for extracts if her work I have stumbled on this poem. This powerful evocation of a woman took me like a waltz and I feel compelled to share it here. Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses May 28, 2014

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    The Power Of Words.

      How can tender, gentle thoughts stir the soul by its’ sound So as to help the soul free itself from its’ earthly bounds…   How can the silence be so heavy smothering daunting That it crushes the spirit and leaves the heart wanting...
    deleted66 deleted66 41-45, F 1 Response May 14, 2010

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    I wish you never ending dreamsand the furious

    desire to realize some of them.I wish you to love what must be loved,and forget what has to be forgotten.I wish you the passions.I wish you the silences.I wish you bird songs to wake up toand children's laughter.I wish you to resist engulfment, heartlessness,And the negative...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2014

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    Can you make one feel wonderful

    and horrible at the same time. Can lead to wonderful and horrible consequences in one's life. They are powerful tools and have to be known how to affectively used.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Jun 20

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    Once spoken, they cannot be taken back.

    I cannot forget the ugliest of things spoken to me and I cannot forget the most tender of things spoken to me. I cannot forget the words that made me feel like I was someone's everything and I cannot forget the words that made me feel like I would never mean anything to anyone...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 46-50, F Jul 31, 2014

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    Are you proud of what are you doing? Another woman steal that sh1t that my dad called heart and destroy my family... Are you proud?
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    Hold on for one more day, things'll go your way.
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    Sometimes I find it hard to be positive. Somehow I find a way.
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    "Among the pleasures of poetry is the sheer physical, sensual, textural, tactile pleasure of feeling the words on your lips, tongue, teeth, and vocal chords" - Stephen Fry
    HeartOfPoetry HeartOfPoetry 36-40, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    ALWAYS think before you speak, one bad word can **** up somebody's day, mood or entire life, a bad word can cost you your life or cause somebody to lose theirs....a bad word is...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Words are nice, but too easy. I think it's little acts of kindness that build up and really make a difference in our relationships with others, so I have been working lately to be...
    owlsong owlsong 41-45, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am experiencing more and more that some men cannot be satisfied with one woman no matter how nice she seem to be. They just have to entertain another woman. I hate men that flirt...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    we cannot share emotion, experiences or anything intangible without words. but like all human constructs, language is flawed in that intent is not always clear. "im starving" "i...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    .....oh! I know they are!!!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    i know you are mad right now. but again you shouldn't be tracking my phone and computer.
    bigsarge6996 bigsarge6996 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Okay, this going to be a short rant again. What's new? I have written about what...10 stories now? And I think if any of you have taken the time to read them (I know they are very...
    gilliian gilliian 36-40, M 7 Responses a week ago

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