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I Love Haruki Murakami

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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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    Norwegian Wood

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

    my favorites so far are the ones i've already read X) such as seeing 100% perfect girl (super love!), south of the border west of the sun (cried as.. well bittersweet, but murakami...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F Aug 26

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    “Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
    poorsweetbaby poorsweetbaby 51-55 2 Responses Aug 28

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    The thing I’m most afraid of is me. Of not knowing what I’m going to do. Of not knowing what I’m doing right now. Haruki Murakami
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F Aug 29

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    So Beautiful to Me So beautiful for me you are More than the Mona Lisa’s smile With those mesmerizing eyes More Captivating than the Lily of the Nile Such joy and happiness...
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love Gavin DeGraw. Great meanings with many of his songs. 
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 58 mins ago

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    its an amazing feeling to wake up nxt to the one u're in love with or even get a text msg the second u open ur eye. i just woke up and got a txt message from my friend tryna make a...
    niko0o niko0o 22-25, F 45 mins ago

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    The employees had been fantastic...pleasant and extremley valuable.. The rooms ended up wonderful and we just experienced the most beneficial 2 times...Lots of thanks to you and...
    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    Shed the Shadow Oh how he watches me in the shadow of his tree, strong, bold and blocking out the glare of the sun. He claims I shine like the stars, the moon, brighter than them...
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 1 Response 39 mins ago

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    Love this song...... Damien Rice - volcano http://youtu.be/ZduDvIBu3EU
    Vladtheimpaler69 Vladtheimpaler69 41-45, M 32 mins ago

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    I want to name my first girl Annabel Lee It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee...
    Alibooksaplenty Alibooksaplenty 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I sent this to my SOS. What do you think if you got it ? Just curious ... Good night babe. You're on my mind. I was thinking... Do you think I write you here too much? To you...
    dsuzy dsuzy 36-40, F Aug 23

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    All is full of love ... Bjork http://youtu.be/1xWWsi3RwNI "All Is Full Of Love" You'll be given love You'll be taken care of You'll be given love You have to trust it Maybe not...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    So I am sitting in my room, alone, as always. It's raining and I'm listening to sad music and I look over to my bedside table. I remember I used to journal about him, so I open up...
    colourofmoonlight colourofmoonlight 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Love me tender, Love me sweet, Never let me go. You have made my life complete, And I love you so. Love me tender, Love me true, All my dreams fulfilled. For my darlin' I love you...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I love to concentrate on one thing called love, do things with love, tell things with love , think about things with love. We have a picture of the world in our head , let's think...
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    well i have mention about my ex urooj my first love who broke me apart and left me all alone . after urooj i met a girl on ep her name is maimoona. she is the most wonderfull...
    hasank hasank 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I love someone who don't love me. I fell in love when I am 14. I love her madly. She was my classmate who cheeled up with frnds an also popular in the school. At first I hate her...
    paulsneha paulsneha 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I have yet to share my favorite love chapter. You cannot live without love and without knowing what it is. "If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I am not afraid to let go. I am not afraid to cut negative people out of my life. I am not afraid to love myself because you failed to do so. But I am afraid of never feeling the...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F Aug 26

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    My wife of four years has told me as of now she doesn't like sex. Ever since we gotten married and had children the affection and intimacy has fell off the grid. She was pregnant...
    born2reign born2reign 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I believe the only true form of love is the one a parent has for their offspring. I don't believe in love platonically as in friends, and I sure as **** don't believe in it...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    RAY PETERSON "Tell Laura I Love Her" Laura and Tommy were lovers He wanted to give her everything Flowers, presents, But most of all, a wedding ring He saw a sign for a stock...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I know you loved him A long time ago Even now in my arms You still want him I know But darling this time Let your memories die When you hold me tonight Don't close your eyes Don't...
    backwoodsbabe98 backwoodsbabe98 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I can remember the first time I ever heard this song, Dolly Parton was singing it in regards to he characters love interest (Burt Rynolds) in the Best Little ********** in Texas. I...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F Aug 28

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    ♥Dance Me To The End Of Love♥- Leonard Cohen... ♪Dance me to your beauty, with a burning violin. Dance me through the panic, 'til I'm gathered safely in. Lift me like an...
    MyEternalDesires MyEternalDesires 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I’ve been walking past a hornet’s hive that has fallen to the ground on my morning walks for at least the past two weeks, possibly more. It looks like a graveyard for...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I believe God's source of power is love its hard for us to understand that kind of love which is agape love which is unconditional without any restrictions it's just too powerful...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Aug 28

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    You complete me and my world. You are my definition of love, you are my happiness. I always thought I knew love at it's strongest point but with you it's so beyond that. I love...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I want more than anything! To fall in love like this. <3 I'd be the happiest girl on the planet if I found a man just like him.  He's Sweet, Caring, Protective, Supportive...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    I'mma do it, do it like I wanna do it You gon' know me, like you ain't never know me before I'mma bring it bring it, I'mma give it give it You gon' love me like you ain't love...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 29

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    I googled about love and this is what I found- It’s normal for both people to occasionally sacrifice their own desires, their own needs, and their own time for one another. but...
    yiskah yiskah 18-21 Aug 30

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M Aug 30

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    But I love You! Take just one look around me and tell me what you see? Your reflection and my broken hearted me. You claim to love me, but you hurt me at the same time. You say...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Aug 30

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    Love doesn’t know hate. Love isn’t color blind. Love is listening to each other. Love is looking forward to come home to him/her. Love is being spontaneous, even though...
    LillyPad80 LillyPad80 41-45, F Aug 31

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    My Angel Rose spread her wings and rose into the heavens singing songs of love and devotion to the God Of Heavenly Love. My Angel Rose sings and praises her infinite love to...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Aug 31

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    How do I mend my broken heart now that my world has fallen apart. I struggle to get through each new day knowing the man I loved gave up on me and walked away. My tears seem never...
    dybbukbox dybbukbox 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I love to dance and run and jump in the rain. I love to sing in the rain. I love to party and come alive in the rain. I love being with my friends in the rain, i love going crazy...
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Some people say my love cannot be true Please believe me my love an ill show you I will give you those things you thought unreal The sun the moon the stars all bear my seal Oh...
    Smigger1970 Smigger1970 41-45, M Sep 1

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    "Wicked Game" The world was on fire and no one could save me but you. It's strange what desire will make foolish people do. I never dreamed that I'd meet somebody like you. And I...
    Naughtycravings Naughtycravings 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 1

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    After months of feeling hopeless, I came across this cutie on POF. We began talking and I'm so thankful I sent him a message. I've never loved anyone the way I've loved him. And...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Follow up: Well the Summer of 2014 lived up to its promises. I went to Poland to the cousin I talked about in my first article. The moment we saw each other, yet again, the same...
    weather123 weather123 13-15 1 Response Sep 2