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I Love Haruki Murakami

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    Norwegian Wood

    I'm just watching it.... Brilliant...
    kasha32 kasha32 31-35, F Mar 29, 2013

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    1970 a Sad Year Torus New Year

    After the death of Noako and the suicide of Midori i Toru Wanatabe have nothing else to do nothing else to live for but now im drowning myself in beer wine coffee cigarrettes. Who'd blame me? Walking in the the room i see a young man smoking a cigarette who looks lonely so i walk...
    mgeathers7 mgeathers7 13-15 Jun 24, 2009

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    Haruki Murakami's Lecture - 08

    Late last year, I made it to his lecture at UC Berkeley, CA. I'm a huge fan, read every single book he published in Japanese. His lecture was awesome, although I was a bit bummed that it was in English. His English was OK, but not nearly fluent that he could have gone more into...
    Sundress Sundress 41-45 1 Response Jun 12, 2009

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    Wind-up Bird Tells My Own Story

    actually, as a great piece of magic-realism and kinda experimental narrative and like pretty much all great literature, i'm sure people read wind-up bird and took away an entirely different story than the one I feel like I read. But I've still told my friends that to completely...
    fsmspup fsmspup 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    Kafka On The Shore

    This book hit me hard...in a good way. Murakami has a way of penetrating the depths of my consciousness like no other writer can...and I think I'm in love with Miss Saeki :)
    kamelspit kamelspit 26-30, M Oct 1, 2013

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    The Most Brilliant Author I've Ever Read

    I can't even begin to explain how much I love Murakami's books. I first found him through a literary quotes community on Livejournal. The first book I read was Norweigan Wood, then I read Kafka on the Shore, and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. I'm just about to start South of the...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2008

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    I Can't Even Begin To Describe How Much I Love This Man!!!!

    He is my favourite author of all time. The first book I read of his was Kafka on the Shore. That got me hooked. Then I read After Dark, a brilliant BRIlLIANT book and then it was Norwegian Wood. Then after that I read South of the Border West of the Sun. After that I read Hard...
    theartsychica5 theartsychica5 18-21, F Jun 25, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I have read everything he has written (that has been translated into English.) My favorite is still The Wind Up Bird Chronicle. He doesn't write about dreams so much as he makes me...
    Screenwriter66 Screenwriter66 46-50, M Jul 24

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    Passion is such a great word. i really wanna be loved by passion and love passionately too. id love to passionate s... too. we can kiss and make love in every where...
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    Our stories are unbelievably similar. My first love and I met online when I was 17 and he was 21. My dad finally agreed he could come visit me and I've loved him since. He moved...
    cosmocolors cosmocolors 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I love japanese pop so much its just different and I know its in a different language I dont care I love it I have a few solo and groups of japanese pop pyum pyum forgot her...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 52 mins ago

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    But I don't care what they say I'm in love with you They try to pull me away But they don't know the truth My heart's crippled by the vein That I keep on closing You cut me open...
    awkwardat50 awkwardat50 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    i love wearing wigs to change up my look so many woman make fun of me but they wear weaves.... i dont see whats wrong with wearing wigs every now and then lol is it wrong that i...
    momoayami momoayami 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Would it be considered love if him/her was never really yours? I've been in love with this one girl since I was 8. We were best friends. We were both very small so we both were...
    Beauty98 Beauty98 16-17, F 38 mins ago

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    I really love midnight snacks if I have stuff in pantry thats really or save in microwave though I eat it like I remember I was watching netflix that dinner we ate Italian food I...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Just Wet Myself In Bed I needed to pee very badly. It was heavily raining outside, I drank two large bottles of water, and I was sitting with my legs spread out. The need to pee...
    PeePeePrincess PeePeePrincess 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am an avid reader with a wide variety of interests. Just finished John Taylor of Duran Duran's biog 'In the Pleasure Groove - Love Death & Duran Duran'........what an honest...
    simon0470 simon0470 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    Am I meant to be something? Is this the song I'm supposed to sing? Is my life already scripted? Fighting still cannot change the words. Are we alone? Are we in control? Couldn...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Dear God I beg you to Give me the wisdom to understand my boss Give me the love to forgive him Give me the patience to understand his actions But dear God Dont present me with...
    jbfriendonli jbfriendonli 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    The Beatles - She Loves You - "The Mersey Sound" Show (1963)
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    I could sit here for hours and write about him, but what would that do? It would give me a sense of nostalgia and a surge of depression that would leave me in tears for the rest of...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I love them! I miss mine :(( I hate how people can hit an animal with their car and move on not even say sorry or comfort it until it dies.
    WhatsUpImGay WhatsUpImGay 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I want a misstress to collar me. Id love to be her little pet. Be tied to a post by a leash as punishment. Have her guide me by pulling the leash. Please can i have a misstress and...
    CuddlesNSnuggles CuddlesNSnuggles 13-15, M 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    I look around me, But all I seem to see, Is people going no where, Expecting sympathy. It's like we're going through the motions, Of a scripted destiny. Tell me where's our...
    ForgottenFantasy ForgottenFantasy 13-15, F 45 mins ago

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    Roxette - It Must Have Been Love
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 35 mins ago

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    I know love is real because I've experienced it, I have loved and I have been loved. And it's amazing, but it's extremely dangerous and addictive. Once you've tasted love, you...
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 22

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    We met at an event.. A year ago .. If a year ago you would've told me that today I would've been crazy in love with that man I would've laugh at you .. And on top of that, I...
    muyakaa muyakaa 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    So here is the deal... my boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year and a half. He liked me first. I wasn't sure about him. Hes younger than me and Im mature for my age...
    PrincessDemeter PrincessDemeter 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Love is a tricky thing. It varies in intensity and in the specificity of emotions. It is sometimes the most beautiful thing in the world and, at other times, it’s the most horrid...
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F Jul 22

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    It's like you're screaming, and no one can hear You almost feel ashamed That someone could be that important That without them, you feel like nothing No one will ever understand...
    Organicallygrownlove Organicallygrownlove 31-35 1 Response Jul 22

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    OK! Let me be straight a head and honest when i talk about women. Most guys talk about the girl azz and beebs as have to say some does. I do look to women in different angle as...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jul 23

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    (The following 'Connection Tips' post was originally posted by Yalanda, but her account was deleted for whatever reason. I wanted to share this information in the hopes that others...
    joshwilburn1017 joshwilburn1017 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    "Let Her Go" - Passenger Well you only need the light when it's burning low Only miss the sun when it starts to snow Only know you love her when you let her go Only know you've...
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I Just Wanted Your Love By Alexz Johnson You got time If time is what you needed You're not mine I rather not believe you're fine Rather think you're up all night You're alright...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Jul 23

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    My best friend was Jordan and I meet her when I was like 7 believe it or not we first met in a church which was ironic cause she's an atheist and I'm undefined now. Anyway we got...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Don’t Blame Love So often I hear people lament the fact that they have been hurt, disappointed, and had their hearts broken by love. Some say they no longer believe in love or...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    No matter how much we fade away. I'll always love you.. I miss you... Here's a song for you if you read this. It's by A group called Freestyle - Before I Let You Go. I can...
    allencam05 allencam05 22-25, M Jul 24

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    Tonight I can write the saddest lines by Pablo Neruda Tonight I can write the saddest lines Write, for example, 'The night is starry and the stars are blue and shiver in the...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40 Jul 24

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    When I was nine I met my now boyfriend. He was in my class and I decided I liked him. I never stopped. Through the years and the grades and *shudders* puberty, he became best...
    Lochnessie Lochnessie 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I used to hate myself. I took blame for everyone else's pain and mistakes. I thought that I was scum of the Earth and how could anyone like me or care about me. And I often felt...
    hazy6 hazy6 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I know Love is risky. You have so much to lose, but with the right person you can be really happy. I did not knew Love was this difficult. I never figured out myself and my...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 25

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    "If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn" [Intro:] Stay for tonight If you want to I can show you What my dreams are made of, as I'm dreaming of your face I've been away for a...
    TurtleKatlynn TurtleKatlynn 16-17, F Jul 25

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    I met this guy John February of 2013. We gotten really close, feelings started to develop, then finally he told me he loved me around May. I know it only took us 4 months to fall...
    Nroses77 Nroses77 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    One never knows what's going to happen in the next moment of life. It's within that moment of not knowing that something supernatural takes place; just when you least expect it...
    Alark1 Alark1 56-60, F Jul 26

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    What is love?-Haddaway What is love? Baby, don't hurt me Don't hurt me no more Baby don't hurt me Don't hurt me no more What is love? Yeah I don't know why you're not there I...
    GodOfMischief GodOfMischief 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 26

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    What I learned: Be your own hero. Reflect and apply what you’ve learned to your life, today. Work at forgiving yourself and others for being flawed human beings who must learn...
    AppleJacks10 AppleJacks10 26-30, F Jul 27

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    I put it down for a brother like you Give it to you right in the car, that's you We can first give you some of this, that's you And you're all that loving that J.Lo, true Hold up...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jul 27

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    I believe in love and could have posted this under that, but the real experience I'm having now is understanding why I am not ready for love. How do I know I'm not ready? That is...
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