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I Love Graveyards

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    I Have a Small Grave Yard In My Back Yard

    my parents and i live in beverly hills up in the hills  in this really amazing house i decided to go exploring and found a headstone in the rose garden it was creepy ! but i love it i go there to relax and read
    Donnamoss88 Donnamoss88 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Want To Know More About Grave Yard

    all my family are dead and I am the only one living on this earth now. It is unusual for me
    msossie msossie 26-30, F Nov 16, 2013

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    Meet Me In the Graveyard

    I love graveyards. There is something so peaceful about walking around in them and reading headstones. Oddly enough, I love doing it especially at dusk or at night. I scared the living crap out of my last boyfriend because he lived in a town where I had ancestors buried and the...
    LoraliSophia LoraliSophia F 1 Response Jun 24, 2008

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    And Death Shall Have No Dominion

    My friend walked through a graveyard earlier today and catured it's essence in one art form. Our friend Mr. Thomas captured it in another art form. And death shall have no dominion by Dylan Thomas And death shall have no dominion. Dead men naked they shall be one...
    ActionJackson69 ActionJackson69 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    A Glimpse.

    I have always adored walking through graveyards. Especially very old ones. I have a strange fascination with epitaphs and the really ornate tombstones. Its almost as if someone's entire existance gets summed up in a small arrangement of words...left there for everyone to see. To...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30 1 Response Oct 21, 2010

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    The Older the Better......

    I love the atmosphere of quiet peacefulness.  I love to walk among the older sections where the headstones are worn by time and the elements and the tall old trees cast their shadows over the graves.  Near where I grew up there was a very old, small cemetery within...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    Twisted 2

    There are small statues way under this huge pine tree that was blown down on top of the graves....
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    Magical

    They are beautiful and ethereal. They alow you to think and walk on your own. The most amazing ones I've been to have been the war graveyards in Belgium. They poigant and magical, especially when we went to the one which held people from our own little town.
    CleoShilu CleoShilu 18-21, F Jan 18, 2009

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    Things That Go Bump In The Night.

    I have just happened to spot this experience and I couldn't let it go by without making a short contribution.Graveyards are not places I go to for entertainment however I do visit my relatives when the opportunity arises. Such sorrow all around the new sections of the graveyard...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Oh So Twisted....

    This statue is under a tree....and was UNDAMAGED. Location was difficult to get to,I had to crawl under the tree. The enormity of the situation is shown in the last photo. The wind responsible was called "The South Fork Twister".   Look carefully way under the...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2008

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    Sacred Place to Think

    Grave yards are great places to reflect...I find them beautiful...I like to photograph old cemeteries. I have taken dates to graveyards...haha good place to be alone..and have meaningful conversation...and the presence there is just amazing!
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    All Of Us

     Neptune in Aquarius Nov 27, 1998 to Apr 4, 2011   Neptune, the planet of dreams, is only partially comfortable in Aquarius. Neptune appreciates the global view of this sign, but prefers direct experience to Aquarian theories. The down side of this can be distorted...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 16, 2010

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    Peaceful Resting Place

    A graveyard is not a bad place. It's a place of rest. Peaceful. Quiet. Serene. I don't know why people are afraid of them. There only scary in your horror movie imagination. The dead can't hurt you. It's the live ones you wanna watch out for. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 23, 2012

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    Graveyards are such relaxing places

    for me. I love to hangout at graveyards alone and just be one with myself. Instead of looking at graveyards as mournful places, I see them as restful and spiritual places. Honestly, it feels like graveyards are safest place to be for me. - LibraAndAries
    LibraAndAries LibraAndAries 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    Rest In Peace- More Than a Slogan

    There is nae a place tha I feel more at peace than in a Graveyard. There are times I feel the spirits o those tha hae gone to the Otherworld, and it is a secure feeling, for there is little more than a bag of flesh and bone that seperates me fra them. Dinnae laugh tis the same...
    Raibeart Raibeart 51-55, M 2 Responses May 2, 2008

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    Peace

    They are always so clean and peaceful. Everyone tries to be respectful in a graveyard. It makes for a very pleasant atmosphere. There is always a lot of character in the grounds, the stones, the epitaphs, the paths, people's offerings. I like graveyards because they are wonderful...
    FrozenFire FrozenFire 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2007

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    Creepy But Interesting

    I just like to look at the dates on headstones. I try and imagine what they could have died from especially if they had a short life. It's so interesting but you are walking on dead human bodies which makes kinda "ooooweeeeooo." lol I also find graveyards strangely...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    A Visit To One Today

    I went to a graveyard today. To see my sister there. The very atmosphere of that place is calming. We bought rose petals and rose water from the florist there... these are typical items available there. And incense sticks too.  But we didn't buy it. We went there to her...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 12 Responses May 9, 2010

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    Twisted Cemetary

    I have done photodocumentation of many places where the dead are laid to rest. Some of my favorite photos were taken at Angel Ridge cemetary right after it was hit by a twister....there were headstones flung around and trees down.
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2008

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    They're Calming.

    I don't know why, but I feel so at ease in a graveyard. Thinking back now, but it seems there was a graveyard behind, next to or just across the road from all the schools I've been to... Maybe that's why I'm so comfortable in them... I've been so close to them all my life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 21, 2008

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    I'm Strange Like That

    I can walk through a graveyard and just feel all kinds of empathy and compassion for people I have never met. It's kind of a familiar place to me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 31, 2011

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    I Like Graveyards

    I like graveyards they are interesting places to wander about in and reading the head stones.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Feb 8, 2012

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    Never Dull

    I have always found them incredibly atmospheric and interesting places to be, especially old ones. Mind you, on what people thought was a morbid excursion, on a visit to Paris last year, to a huge cemetery packed with famous people, I discovered virtually nobody, as I did not...
    unsichtbar unsichtbar 46-50 Sep 9, 2009

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    Graveyards Overseas

    Paris has a huge downtown cemetary, many famous people. In Naples Italy, the largest cemetary at Capodichino is broken into several separate sections as well as many different buildings, masoleums, and crypts. Caruso's tomb is there. Outside Cairo Egypt is the city of the dead...
    DoneWEP DoneWEP 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    I like this song, I am drawn to it in a weird way.... "She Don't Love You" She don't love you, she's just lonely She wasn't once upon a time She used to dance when the band...
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    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    James13xx James13xx 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    xxmeandonlymexx xxmeandonlymexx 26-30, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Well, I just graduated from my high school. I am happy and also worried about my future. But there is still a regret. I was in love with a boy. I couldn't stop thinking about him...
    Anomago Anomago 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    ocmd64 ocmd64 51-55, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Loved being the word. I did and thought he loved me. Now I don't, just feelings of anger at being cheated on. I always found loving myself more pleasurable and longer lasting...
    DishyDianne DishyDianne 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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Close your eyes
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