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    And I Love James Morrison

      Let me hold you for the last time It's the last chance to feel again But you broke me, now I can't feel anything When I love you is so untrue I can't even convince myself When I'm speaking it's the voice of someone else Oh, it tears me up I try to hold on but...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F Nov 10, 2010

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #4

    Please share your insight and interpretation of the following metaphor: “The boulder goes unnoticed until the tillers tine.”
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M Nov 24, 2010

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    So Many Drooling Idiots

    Metaphor/simile hilarity from my favorite book: "After a period in which the western world had enjoyed order, tranquility, unity, and oneness with its True God and Trinity, there appeared winds of change which spelled evil days ahead . . . . Fortuna's wheel had turned on...
    countessS countessS 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Isaac Brock's Metaphors

    Aristotle said in Poetics that the ability to use metaphors is a sign of genius.  I agree, and the master of metaphor is my favorite kind of genius.  I especially love lyrics that use good metaphors.  Some of the people I most admire are masters of metaphor; Isaac...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 9 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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    A Hindu Saying

    As quoted in Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yoganda: "In shallow men the fish of little thoughts cause much commotion. In oceanic minds, the whales of inspiration make hardly a ruffle. 
    countessS countessS 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2008

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    Cosmic Motor

    "The creative voice of God I heard resounding as Aum, the vibration of the Cosmic Motor." Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yoganda  
    countessS countessS 31-35, F Nov 11, 2008

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #2

    Please share your interpretation of the following metaphor: "The blowing snow makes barren the brittle sage."
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall.

    I particularly love metaphors that use, as the comparator, the natural world and weather. One poem, that I recite off by heart, by Charlotte Bronte, is an extended metaphor of nature in terms of our progress in life. LIFE by: Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) LIFE, believe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 4, 2008

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    Turtles

    . Today's turtles try to turn together toward tomorrow, tragedy and triumph trailing them at every turn. Tall in truth though they tower, times too often they teeter and tumble. Though their trials tire the timid travellers [their tumultuous transport telling terrible tales...
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #3

    Please share your interpretation of the following metaphor: "The woodpile is home to the spider and insect alike."
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M Nov 24, 2010

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    I Speak In Riddles and Metaphors

      I'm a student in college, and I'd been turning in these papers that always got poor grades.  I'm a good writer, too, so I didn't get it.  A friend of mine told me that I always spoke in riddles in metaphors.  That's how I think, too.  I read something...
    trapper907 trapper907 36-40 Mar 21, 2009

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    It's Quite Obvious.

    My username is a metaphor, I'm your brand of heroin.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Apr 3, 2009

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #1

    Please share your interpretation of the below metaphor: "It's the thin wire fence that stops the tumbleweed."
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2010

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    Aww the good old metaphors lol
    Grenade36 Grenade36 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I feel empty. I feel incomplete. I have so much love to give, but no one wanting to receive it. I know what love feels like. I have been deeply in love. Unfortunately she knew how...
    AaronBot AaronBot 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I won't give up When I look into your eyes It's like watching the night sky Or a beautiful sunrise There's so much they hold And just like them old stars I see that you've come so...
    pickupdragon pickupdragon 70+, F 55 mins ago

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    There was a time when I had to sing a love song. However, the day prior I had a heart-wrenching breakup with my ex. I didn't know if I could go on with the song. But when I got up...
    palabok palabok 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I ended it.. I know that he said things that he shouldn't have but I miss him. I made the mistake of leaving him and "moving on" I'm now with somebody else who...
    issuesbitches issuesbitches 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    i was in love with a girl when i was in 9th grade..,i always used to stare that girl and she too.,but sometimes ago i saw her with an other guy in our class,it hurt me a lot that...
    xandrays xandrays 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    All I need.. Kissing you is not what I had planned And now I'm not so sure just where I stand I wasn't looking for true love But now you're looking at me You're the only one I can...
    pickupdragon pickupdragon 70+, F 1 hr ago

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    How To Stop Church Gossip Mildred, the church gossip, and self-appointed monitor of the church's morals, kept sticking her nose into other people's business. Several members did...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm good at making people feel better and I like to make people feel better but the ironic thing is that I don't like to receive help from others and I'm almost always sad or...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Sometimes he makes me fall in love all over again. :)
    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    She's my mentor and best friend. Has always been there for me and I will always be their with her.I am so gratful I have someone who can offer me guidence and I can go to to tell...
    VKittyV VKittyV 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love my husband teddy714
    Lex2420 Lex2420 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    ''If someone born on this earth, should leave it one day... Only thing we don't know, when and how it will happen... '' Phill Hughes leave his family, friends and all cricket...
    ysanjeewa ysanjeewa 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to all my EP homies! Much love to u all :-)
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Not my usual but I love this one :)
    Float77 Float77 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    "I'm part Johnny Cash, part Lennon and part Drake. I'll write you a love song but leave you a heartache." - G-Eazy ❤
    Good4It Good4It 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Clare Maguire - Boomerang 👌 I'm In love with this song :) can't get enough of it
    NikkiH94 NikkiH94 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    fell in love with this girl who just went out of my grandpas hospital room 2 minutes ago. shes a respiratory therapists and wow shes freakin gorgeous and her voice damn *.*
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I like how dogs love to go for car rides. They remind me of when I was a kid.
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 2 Responses 59 mins ago

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    One of my favourite places in the world. I love going through bookshelves, finding new things to read, then finding a comfy corner to sit in and forget about everything.
    Mannz Mannz 18-21, F 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    Honky tonk badonkadonk Love the song and video <3
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 19 mins ago

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    Even if I can only live for one day Do you know how much I miss you and how much my heart aches I miss you so much, through the ravages of the passage of time My tired footsteps...
    ennyliarina ennyliarina 31-35, F Oct 27

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    Love is the feeling of care, knowing someone needs you and wants you. Love the excitement you get on your first kiss, the feeling you feel when you're a parent for the first time...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Oct 27

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    Love is really the most powerful thing and yet most people don't really know what it is. So I would like to share something I've found with all you posters. There are a few...
    thepurposeislove thepurposeislove 26-30, M Oct 27

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    Poem of love by Umit Yasar Oguzcan What I loved most about you was your voice Fogged most of the time, like a fresh bread That calls to love first, then gives a rest A friend to...
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M Oct 27

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Oct 27

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    I'm sure everyone is But for me it's like I hate how we fall in love more than once like we love someone so much and even when it's not ment to be your suppose to like fall in love...
    tametheli0n tametheli0n 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I want to fall in love again. I’ve spent so much of my life in a loveless marriage, now that I’m in the process of divorce, I can’t imagine not being in love again one day...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Oct 27

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    I love, love! I am a relationship person and I want to be loved the way I love... I give my all in relationships. I have read one to many romance novels and I know that they are...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I love attention from the man I love. I have asked him to show me love and affection when we are not together. Yet, he chooses to put his friends before me. Plenty of times, I've...
    candyangel204 candyangel204 22-25, F Oct 28

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    This is a typical teenage love song I suppose. Despite that, I'm still putting it on xD *Mwahahaha* [Intro:] I don't want another pretty face I don't want just anyone to hold I don...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Oct 28

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    I'm just in a Stevie kind of mood... =) Stevie Nicks (featuring Don Henley) - "Leather and Lace" Is love so fragile And the heart so hollow Shatter with words Impossible to...
    PersephoneStardust PersephoneStardust 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I have been married for over 10 years, and I havent felt attracted to my wife for about 5 years. In that time I have met women that seemed interesting, and even entertained...
    willil willil 36-40, M 6 Responses Oct 28

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