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I Like Grimm's Fairy Tales

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    The Little Peasant

    The Little Peasant There was a certain village wherein no one lived but really rich peasants, and just one poor one, whom they called the little peasant. He had not even so much as a cow, and still less money to buy one, and yet he and his wife did so wish to have one. One...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Feb 22, 2010

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    Iron Henry

        Iron Henry (or, The Frog King) In olden times when wishing still helped one, there lived a king whose daughters were all beautiful, but the youngest was so beautiful that the sun itself, which has seen so much, was astonished whenever it shone in her face...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    The Bremen-Town Musicians

    The Bremen Town-Musicians           A certain man had a donkey, which had carried the corn-sacks to the mill indefatigably for many a long year. But his strength was going, and he was growing more and more unfit for work. Then his master began to...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    The Original Grimm's Stuff, Not The Disney Crap

    I love reading Grimm's fairy tales, but I hate the way Disney had it all cutesied up for their movies. I like the gnarly toenails, the wicked beards and crazy hair, the warts. Not these clean cut baby characters.. They also alter the stories a lot, making them no where near as...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    I always read grimms fairy tales. I just love them even though I'm way too old to be reading them!
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    I am listening to his song "Yeah" right now. It's so good!!!! My favorite song of his is "OMG" though. USHER 4EVER YALL.
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    i love victoria secrets, i wish i could model for them. i love the sexy lingerie and wearing it :)
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    "Expectations are like fairy tales and myths; they are alluring but ultimately leave us disillusioned and disappointed, which are the fore-bearers of suffering."
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. - Neil Gaiman
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    “In fairy tales, the princesses kiss the frogs, and the frogs become princes. In real life, the princesses kiss princes, and the princes turn into frogs.” - Paulo Coelho
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    It's a sign of weakness and vulnerability. Which is never good. Plus I tend to cower and retreat a lot when I'm crying. I don't want to look at anyone and I sure as hell don't want...
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    I want to feel like everything will be ok but I know they wont be and I can't keep pretending anymore. I wish things would just get better, but as soon as they are it seems like...
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    Oh god... what have i got myself into... Stupid me. I've met this guy, he's my friends friend.. And it's just so awkward... we started off as just two people who knew the same...
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    Unlike everyone else, I didn't (or haven't) have a bad experience with the witnesses. So this is not going to be a long rant about being brain washed because I honestly don't...
    themusician001 themusician001 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm overweight and my self confidence is low but I don't hate my body. I'm 5'8" and weigh 375 lbs I've had this question stuck on my mind a lot lately because I've noticed that all...
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    I'm in love with my best friend. She's into someone else. Everyone says we're going to date eventually but I'm just not sure she wants to. She's not a lesbian and neither am I. I...
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    The red headed step child thing is true. My boyfriend is a sweet man. Unfortunately this sweetness causes him to give his 4 year old EVERYTHING she wants. She's disgustingly rude...
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    You’ve been driving for a long time now on a back road. It’s been hours and the weather looks like it’s going to get pretty bad, pretty soon. You’re lost, and it’s...
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    My birthday is in three days. I came to school on monday, today and I new that I told none of my friends when my birthday is. So i didn't expect them to know. I decided to tell...
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    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.”
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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
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    Here's an update: Tomorrow is a full year with no sex, no intimate touch, nothing. Is it a big deal to me? Yes and no. There has been progress made in last few months in therapy...
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    Please somebody out there please read this...it would mean so much. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    I don't like for people to see me cry because I feel like it's a sign of weakness. That's just me. People see me as a strong and independent person, so if I cry and they see it, I...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I like a girl at work. She's amazing: has a good heart, into music, science fiction, movies, etc. It seemed like she liked me too so we hung out a couple of times. I wanted to...
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    You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Thirty-Four With a "definite maybe" on Katrina's part,I called Kristel. Providentially, she was in. I...
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    The Opposite of Loneliness By Marina Keegan We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. What I’m grateful...
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    I guess I'm just not good enough to be in my mom's life. I guess I caused to much misery and stress for her to at least say that she "loves" me and actually mean it. I guess...
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Thirty-Eight I was never so grateful to see an end to a wedding as I was that day in July. The church, due...
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