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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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    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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    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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    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've only read "After Dark"

    so far, but that was definitely one of my favorite books!
    lamalbelle lamalbelle 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Norwegian Wood

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

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    Murakami taking Neko to a love hotel and her reaction to finding out what goes on there = priceless
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    "I wanna know what it's like, to be on the inside of love. Standing in-front of the gates, I see the beauty above" -Nada Surf Love... "People say the words, they sing the songs...
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    One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life, That word is Love ! Only love let's us see normal things In an extraordinary way. Love is not a matter of counting...
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    Let me not to the marriage of true mindsAdmit impediments. Love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove:O no! it is an ever-fixed...
    FBR4536 FBR4536 41-45, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I am, apparently, impossible to love. He said he loved me. I am so not ready for that word to be used in our relationship. We haven't been together long enough. And I don't think I...
    sugarbabysub sugarbabysub 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm Not In Love written by Stewart/Gouldman performed by 10cc I'm not in love So don't forget it It's just a silly phase I'm going through And just because I call you up Don't get...
    Pyramania Pyramania 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    I love it! I've always had at least a little tummy, I've always been average/pudgy but recently I got into a new relationship (about half a year ago) and the changes have been...
    Cat903 Cat903 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    "Love is not something you feel. It's something you do." - David Wilkerson " The life and love we create is the life and love we live. " - Leo Buscaglia "Love is strong yet...
    FBR4536 FBR4536 41-45, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I just want to say to you After all that we've been through I will make it up to you. I promise to And after all that's been said and done You are the one You're just the part...
    Alijumah Alijumah 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    When we drive, the scenery around the vehicle is a bit like viewing it on television. On a motorcycle, you feel you are a part of the scenery. My friend, Steve, has cancer. As...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 14 hrs ago

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    they all telling me to forgot about my ex and find another one or forget your ex and living your life but baby I love you it's not easy for me to open my heart for someone but with...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm your lover Come to my side I will open the gate to your love Come settle with me Let us be neighbors to the stars You have been hiding so long aimlessly drifting in the sea...
    Tristee Tristee 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    "Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each includes the other, each is enriched by the other." - Felix Adler "Absence diminishes small loves and increases...
    FBR4536 FBR4536 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    "Take any emotion—love for a woman, or grief for a loved one, or what I’m going through, fear and pain from a deadly illness. If you hold back on the emotions—if you don’t...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I know this may be a sappy song and some people may think I'm crazy. I love Paula Abdul's song Rush Rush. I love it can't help it. I love the music video too. Mainly because I have...
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    Bonnie Raitt-- I can't make love me I love sing along with this song. I love the song. Great lyrics. She has a great voice.
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    I love Instagram. I love seeing people photos. My Instagram is @mattywheels27
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love accents!! Any kind of accent to me is usually sexy. I particularly love Scottish and French accents!!
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have 5 Doberman pinscher brothers from the same litter who turn into giant kittens when I get home. ..especially this guy I'm using as my avatar. Mostly because I usually bring...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Love drugs love em lots but I really like thc which I don't consider a drug but some might anyways hit me up ;)
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    I love them so much. My favorite has to by far be the Russian accent. It's so sexy. I love how deep and rough it sounds. It sounds so masculine. My second favorite is tough. It's...
    shantel685 shantel685 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    "Punk rock love is getting your first kiss and almost losing your virginity at the same time, meanwhile you’re trying not to wake up the other person sleeping in the same bed...
    notext notext 46-50, M 4 hrs ago

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    The lady was a southern woman who attended church services and taught Sunday School every week. One Sunday, an out of town acquaintance, a gentleman, was in the pew right behind...
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    I'm not a published author or anything, and I don't consider any of my writing to be especially high quality, but I love the process of coming up with a story's barebones basic...
    YuEvans YuEvans 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Queen -- Crazy little thing called love Love it period! Is a great song. I like to dance to it too.
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    "Hallelluia" By Leonard Cohen:I heard there was a secret chordThat David played and it pleased the lordBut you don't really care for music, do you?Well, it goes like this the...
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    As the title says, I love anime. Whether it's shows, manga, clothing, plushies, jewelry, anything anime related, I love all of it. I wish I can own everything that's anime. I was...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    The Lettermen - Love
    GhostOfTheGreenRoom GhostOfTheGreenRoom 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am so in love with animals. I get so angry when people hurt them. They can't speak for themselves. We must protect them.
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    Redbone - Come And Get Your Love, Sanford Townsend Band - Smoke From a Distant Fire,   Molly Hatchet - Dreams I'll Never See.   
    OctoberBlonde OctoberBlonde 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Sigh...I love you ;) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 8 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I started Vaping yesterday! Trying my best to kick the old Cigarette habit and switch exclusively to Vaping. So far, I love it!
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    ESPECIALLY HER SONG RFOM FIFTY SHADES OF GREY :D Love Me Like You Do has the best music video ever :D
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love music I listen to it as soon as I get up and the rest of the day I listen to it and now before I goto be bed I listen to music for some reason it calms me down...
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    Elwood: We're so glad to see so many of you lovely people here tonight. And we would especially like to welcome all the representatives of Illinois's law enforcement community that...
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    Heart - These Dreams. Heart - Dog & Butterfly.   Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You.   
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    A Smile on My Face You make me feel Like everything will work Like life has hope And some meaning I look in the mirror And get quite perplexed There is a smile on my face All...
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