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I Know Words Are Easy And Can Cut Like A Knife

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    Words Are So Easy But Can Cut Like A Knife..

    speaking with a friend online....  not knowing them really... it's so easy to become relaxed with them, and open yourself by sharing things about yourself that you might not tell any one that you know in person.... it seems so easy and safe..... and sometimes it becomes easy to...
    witzend009 witzend009 51-55, F Aug 20, 2011

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    2 Words...high...school

    I have a love/hate relationship with high school. It can be fun, exciting, and you also gain a lot of good experiences from HS but on another note it can be boring, depressing, drama-filled, and you can gain alot of bad experiences. I've had my fair share of both sides and most...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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    The Worst Weapon Of All

    It is quite startling to acknowledge the power of words.  Although they are nothing more than sounds and symbols that we attach a specific definition or reaction to...once we have mentally accepted their meaning, they possess the power to impact you, whether it is positively or...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    Why Are You So Rude?

    I get it. We're teenagers and we're supposed to act immature. But that isn't an excuse to dog on someone and treat them as if they meant any less to this world than you. We're all equal. Don't you see? You see someone who wears mostly black, with black scene cut hair and you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    but they can ease in ur senses

    and make u loose ur mind in a positive way as well.... Carnal apple, Woman filled, burning moon, dark smell of seaweed, crush of mud and light, what secret knowledge is clasped between your pillars? What primal night does Man touch with his senses? Ay, Love is a journey through...
    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F Jul 14

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    We Seceretly Hate Eachother.. I Think

    Me and my fiance get into the worst fights over the stupidest things. He loves to pick fights about money and other stressful matters because I always fall for it and end up defending that I'm right. When neither of us are right.. And our fights always, ALWAYS escalate into...
    cupcakes2012 cupcakes2012 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    Outcast, And Alone

    I've always been the outcast, the wierd, or strange person that stands out amongst the crowd. The one who most people dislike just becsue i do things differently or think differently than they do, it's always been a favorite passtime of people i know to say things to me or...
    raiven raiven 16-17, F Jul 16, 2010

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    I have honestly gotten used to it with abusive

    parents and bullies in school, it's just life xD
    richierich22 richierich22 16-17, M Jan 7

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    Power To Both Destroy And Heal

    but I don't always succeed.  I try to be truthful but gentle, even when I am hurting.  I won't lie to you but I will try to think about what I say before I say it. My favourite quote is from Buddha "words have the power to both destroy and heal.  When words are...
    PrettyPoppy PrettyPoppy 41-45, F Oct 11, 2010

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    He Promised He'd Come Back But Then He Changes His Mind

    This guy who was my ex we were together for 6 months, well...he left me and promised though that he'd come back. So i wait 3 months and then he decides to let me go and kept blaming me for why he doesnt want to come back. But all I've done was try to stay true to him and help him...
    Julia1016 Julia1016 16-17, F Jul 31, 2011

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    Wow. This Boy.. </3

    soo. there is this boy. i remember waaaaaay back to 7th grade. when i first layed eyes on him. my heart skipped a beat and i could not stop starring. his beautiful blonde justin beiber hair :) layed perfectley accross his face. he was one year older than me. and i thought to...
    taylorxoxo taylorxoxo 16-17, F Dec 19, 2010

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    Damned.

    i have to listen to lectures about how gay/gi/trans/watever are going to hell. everyday. guess what grandma? IM BI, *****!!!
    fourteenbluebirds fourteenbluebirds 13-15, F Sep 25, 2011

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    Broken Heart With No Support System

    I wake up every morning and think about my life and it hurts so much it takes energy to breathe. I am in love with a drug addict. I have been through hell and back trying to help him. There has been so much drama and pain that I have worn the nerves of all my family and friends...
    ifollowgod ifollowgod 31-35 Apr 2, 2011

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    Sadly They Do.

     Sometimes your words and other people's words cut like a knife! We will never be able to satisfy everybody! Because we are all unique . We have our own traits and values. And change . Respect for each other's "opinions" should be upheld. The essence of feeling an other...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    It's True, But...

    Words can be really hurtful, but they can also heal. I can use my words to make people feel better, and I do. It makes me feel good about myself and I have made many new friends that way. I've had words used against me, and it does hurt... but sometimes you just have to ignore it...
    soccerlover99 soccerlover99 26-30 Jun 2, 2011

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    Words harm the mind in many ways.

    They make people be lost in their mind in the saddest of times.
    hime1998 hime1998 16-17, F Apr 23

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    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jul 11

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    Ouch....

    Your disgnosis was more evident today than it ever has been. I won't attribute it to me being hyper sensitive although i may be. Its been a rough week for both of us but i need to clear the air, so to speak. Its hard for you, I know. But its hard for those who love you too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    No, Absolutely Not!

    My sister, need I say more? She hates me and says stupid things all the time, I feel sad and maybe it is one of the reasons that my confidence is junk, when I was younger I was always alone, people laughed at me and called me disturbed, funny? No, absolutely not!
    AHM1994 AHM1994 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2011

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    The Wrong Crowd

    So, I've been having a really hard time lately. My ex- friends have been saying stuff about me that hurts really bad. I know we aren't friends anymore, but why can't you leave it at that? Why do you have to spread rumors and cause unwanted drama?
    sportygrl99 sportygrl99 18-21, F Aug 12, 2011

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    Bullying

    What is bullying anyway? Didn't you ever wish for this word to be banned from existence? It's just purely atroce. People do it because they have something missing and are trying to feed their hearts with the joy of making other's lives miserable.But it's just not fair, isn't...
    Wicked21 Wicked21 13-15 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    Scarring

    In all honesty I have not been a great person or a perfect friend and I have used malicious words to cut others down in heated arguments, I have also had my own experiences of this. It is not a lovely thing to do and I've seen people affected by this and have ultimately taken...
    portroyal portroyal 18-21, F Aug 29, 2011

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    A Lesson And A Choice

    I've been cut by words.  I've had my soul sliced to shreds by people wielding words.Some of those wounds may never heal.That's okay, it taught me a valuable lesson.  I learned to always be careful of the words I choose.  I learned to be wary when I criticize, aware of the...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Nov 13, 2011

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    Think Words Cut Easyer

    as we all know knifes can hurt you few understand words do it even deeper
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    It Can Just Be Everyday Words Too

    Most of the times the words do not have to so descriptive, it can be those ever day words.What i am trying to say is that when those words come from someone you trust, someone you lovethose words cut like a knife. If its someone you love and they tell you goodbye, it breaks your...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    120 Seconds...

    120 Seconds. That's all the time it took to hurt a really good friend today. I absolutely detest myself when I hurt someone I care about so deeply. And I know it's not because I cared about being right...or because they were so horribly wrong. No...I can't even claim a reason...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 11 Responses May 30, 2011

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    Pain

    The physical wounds will heal, But the words you use to wound me, Leave scars that are never forgotten.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Aug 20, 2010

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    He Knows Just What To Say To Bring Me To Tears....

    EVERYDAY HE STILL AMAZES ME. JUST NEVER IN THE WAY A HUSBAND SHOULD AMAZE HIS WIFE. HE SAYS THE MOST HURTFUL, CUT THRU TO THE HEART & HATEFUL THINGS TO ME AND YET HE LITERALLY WILL SAY "BUT I DO LOVE YOU", "I JUST ******* HATE YOU & THERE'S NOTHING GOOD ABOUT YOU" AND OF...
    BlewEyz BlewEyz 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    Words? Oh I'm Good With Words...

    At least with my family. I know their weaknesses and what hurts, so when I'm angry I bust out the talk. And damn if I'm not good at it. I know it's nothing to be proud of, but it's just one of my many useless talents and Imma flaunt it cuz I can do it!!!!
    bananajane bananajane 18-21, F Oct 15, 2010

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    Silence Is Worse Than Words

    I have my stories on when I was silent when I should have raised my voice. The most important of all was four years ago during the summer after sixth grade. My best friend was having a her bithday party a few days after her real birthday in June, and many of my friends were...
    emfire911 emfire911 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    Get Over About My Weight

    I have mentioned before that I was depressed (here is the link in case you want to know how depressed I am or was, EP Link ) , and I still am. But I am trying to get myself up, leave the bad vibes and move on to the good ones. But then again, everytime I am trying to get up...
    sunsetglow sunsetglow 18-21, F Feb 20, 2011

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    I Don't Mean To Be So Cold

    I have always been blunt, and mostly it's the brutal kind even though I try my best not to sound so harsh but it really just gets the point through. I don't have to repeat myself, I do have to explain but no repeating. But sometimes even with an explanation people can only focus...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2011

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    The Monster That I Love.

    The man I fell in love with is the monster I will never leave. If love could cost a life, surely I have almost paid in full. Keep the advice, and the refund because this heart of mine would never allow me to turn my back on the only person I've ever met who understands who I...
    LuhxLeMieux LuhxLeMieux 22-25, F Mar 4, 2011

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    I believe words can cut,

    it hurts sometimes more than a physical wound. It can do lasting damage on your mind, completely shatter your self esteem and giving you the impression that you don't matter. I believe that words can also empower, giving people the strength to carry on. Give hope in times of...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 18-21 May 1

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    Words

    I know some words are easy. You can never take back what you say. I've been hurt by words, and have hurt others with my words. Although I am always careful not to say things that might offend people, I often wish I didn't have to. Sometimes speaking your mind can do a lot of...
    IronLotus IronLotus 18-21, F Dec 21, 2011

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    I Need To Watch My Words

         I have a serious problem with watching what I say to people. Not so much as exactly what I say but how carelessly I say them when criticizing others.It started with I was very young. Having been raised by a repairman and working under him since I could walk, I became a...
    Arimatheus Arimatheus 26-30, M 1 Response May 5, 2012

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    Just Hit Me Already!

    Time and time again I've felt the lash of words.  Words meant to hurt, to wound, to damage.  It got so bad that I'd deliberately try to provoke the person yelling to just hit me.  Physical pain is something I could understand, something that went away quickly. ...
    MossAgate MossAgate 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    My powerful tool...my tongue is a sharp katana.

    I always use it responsibly because I can go really deep to what really matters.However,if I get to hear an a**hole touching my moral...better dont **** me off coz then the blade is ready to cut and shine after going deep.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 8

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    I Sure Do Wish

    I wish people would think before saying some of the things they say. Speaking your mind each minute is not the best thing to do. Think before you open your mouth and dash someone's hopes. Some people are easily influenced and can be torn to ribbons if you tell them that what they...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    My Cousins Are Like Butchers!

    I hardly talk to anyone inn my extended family. unil recently, i decided I should get closer to my cousins and try to get along. they are such hypocrites and liars! I got to know they talk about me to their friends and also some of their friends had been stalking me. Then i got...
    HelenParis HelenParis 22-25 Mar 26, 2012

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    Things Like

    "i thought myself in love with you" "you will never be loved" "what are you ****** in the head" are but a few of the things that ive heard that can cut like a knife
    rhadhd rhadhd 31-35, M Nov 12, 2011

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    I Should Know, I'm A Wordsmith

    Or at least I consider myself a wordsmith. I'm far more gifted at using the written word like a scalpel, than spoken. And yes, the scalpel part is important too, as opposed to a sword or large blunt instrument, which are designed to cripple or maim, instead of a small, precise...
    mononoaware mononoaware 26-30, M Sep 16, 2012

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    We Know The Truth.

    The truth is that you have nothing to better to say than point out what we already know about ourselves. But it works, because it hurts. Your words hurt. They hurt so much that we restore to hurting ourselves, we become isolated, and how many of us break down so bad that they...
    AnotherSadStory AnotherSadStory 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    Simple Words

    Letting go cuts through my heart. 
    llady99 llady99 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    Her Words Makes Me Bleed

    I am in a long distance relationship from last 9 years. Just yesterday one more of her typical way of words is making my heart bleed. I am not working or rather earning from last 5 years. I am living on my savings. My partner made a clear statement that she does not want to live...
    MayaTheArchitect MayaTheArchitect 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F Jul 31

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    Look at how a few bad men who call themselves imams and servants of Allah befuddled and alter the beautiful nature of the Holy Qur'an and send those who are caught up in their...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I agree that there are demons, but the ones I know of are different from others.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 2 Responses a week ago

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    As I stand there looking in. You sit there mocking me. For you and I know there are no more waffles.
    NerdyCutie NerdyCutie 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Jul 31

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    STILL I RISE : You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why...
    BigAsset BigAsset 36-40, M 5 Responses Aug 16

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    I believe that to some people words can be very powerful. Especially if you're easily controlled and dominated. I have an overprotective mother and doesn't quite know how to fight...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 9

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