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I Love to Write to Pen Pals

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    There Is Something About A Handwritten Letter

    It is like receiving a gift, a lovely surprise when you check the mail box which usually only contains bills or official letters. I guess it is a gift in a way. Someone has taken the time to sit down and write the long way, willing to spend the time with you. You can read so much...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    The Recession Is Costing Me My Snail Mail Pen Pals

    For over 10 years I have enjoyed the quiet and enriching hobby of pen palling and swapping stuff with pen pal gals all over the country.  Most of my pen pals and I had been writing for years.  This year two of those families lost their homes and 9 other pals of my...
    Pattiharvey Pattiharvey 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    I Like To Write To Pen Pals

    i had couple of pen pals. but they said they couldn't be a pen pal cause the stamps was going up and couldn't  afford them..i would like to find some new pen pals with.
    shyship shyship 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2010

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    I Would Love To Have Pen Pals Again

    i am very much interested in having pen friends again. I had one from France, the other Ireland and we all just lost track of each other. it would be great to develop some new ones. so anyone interested, i am. 
    SilverLining1 SilverLining1 26-30, F 1 Response May 9, 2010

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    Would Love To Have Some Pen Pals!

    I am a stay at home mother whose son is now at school. I don't have many real life friends and would love to have people from all over to write to. I am 34 female orginally from NZ but now in California.
    celtickiwi11 celtickiwi11 31-35, F Sep 1, 2012

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    Pen Pals Not Key Pals...

    I love to write letters, I just wish I had a more interesting life to write about. My letters are full of hopes, dreams, well wishes and love, though.... My circle is welcome to send me their address anytime. :)
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Enjoy Mailing Off A Letter

    I used to frequent the post office to check out the stamps (I'm not a stamp collector nor are the people I write to but I enjoy selecting stamps and not just sticking any old stamp.). I used to have lots of things to write to my friends about. These are people I ...
    grinch83 grinch83 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    I Love To Write To My Friends That Have Moved Away

    i still keep in contact with a few of them through the mail. i love to write, and i love to come home and see a letter waiting for me to read. we always become very close when writting to each other. its a good way to vent. and when they come back to my state we always meet up...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    But They're All Gone

    I used to write to people all over the world, checked the mailbox every day for an answer, thought about my letters, tried to include photos, whatever, tried to make them special. Now no one can be bothered to actuaklly think before they e-write. I think that the immediacy of the...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Long Lost Pen Pals

    I had several pen pals when I was a kid and, well, I lost track of them as I grew up. I had forgotten about many of them and hadn't thought about finding any of them until I finished The Australian Pen Pal. In that book, the main character finds herself in Australia after losing...
    lauragreene97 lauragreene97 41-45 Aug 5, 2011

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    Love.

    I love writing to people anywhere in the world, but the sad thing is I no longer have a pen pal. All my friends don't write back anymore because they say they like the internet more, but I just want a pen pal. I would like to actually get a letter in the...
    queenisabella queenisabella 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    My name is sonya and I hope people would begin writing in here who are looking for pen pals. To break the ice here I go! Name :Sonya flynn Age: 29 Country :Ireland Hobbies...
    Dreamsphere3 Dreamsphere3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Anyone want to be pen pals? 😁
    thatjacksonchick thatjacksonchick 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I support the military and all its soldiers! I used I have pen pals and I think many soldiers probably don't have someone to write to and I would love to be someone's pen pal!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    When I was younger, my best friend had a pen pal and I thought it was the coolest thing in the world. I've never had one before, but email pen pals seem so cool, no matter where...
    Meaghanne Meaghanne 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Hi all ! I am 29 and from Ireland and I used to have many pen pals all over the world but not anymore now as I get older. I little about me. I love music and art and photography. I...
    Dreamsphere3 Dreamsphere3 26-30, F Jul 6

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    I would like to have multiple pen pals from all around the world
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Would love a penpal from a different country, like write to each other swap little gifts and stuff, that'd be cool
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I would love a Penpal, someone from somewhere different wanting to share emails letters and text, someone i can just connect with and be myself and open :)
    xchelseydawnx xchelseydawnx 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm in love with the idea of having that one of a kind love, but have yet to find it. I have had love but not the kind of love, that cast out your fears and is as comforting as a...
    brightbabyblues4u brightbabyblues4u 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    Any tips? I love in a small town, have a permit but no car or license *yet*. I work in a call center which just loves write people up for the stupidest things. Which is why it's...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    I really would love someone from US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia to be my penpal. I know that writing things down helps me a lot but I want a pen pal really bad so yeah! If...
    Carrrie Carrrie 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I write stories in the format of a script, coz that's what I'm used too. I write in celtx, a wonderful program. I love being creative, I love creating characters out of thin air...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    To Write Love On Her Arms is an amazing non-profit organization that aims to help many people with self-harm, thoughts of suicide, addiction, and depression. "The vision for...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    It is another lonely night.In this chaos that i am living i would really hope to have someone who could understand me and help me to move on. I came across with that song from...
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I like to write and read stories. When I write I usually write about my feelings. I was thinking about writing a book. But I don't know how to start off. I always have a idea what...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Will you see through? Look into a crowd of smiling teens Many see all their smiles and boisterous laughter If you really knew them you would see that most exorbitant veneers...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I'm Blest Of all of God's creation I love you foremost Tower of inspiration And kindness utmost Providing motivation Giving me support Helping ease frustration With friendly...
    uyisteven uyisteven 22-25, M Jul 9

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    FINALLY -- nine months and 540 pages later I am finally finished with the second draft of my sci-fi novel. Now comes the tedious chore, proof reading it all over again. For those...
    EdHuntley EdHuntley 61-65, M 19 hrs ago

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    I do this all the time. I love it, it's a great way to express myself. I write paragraph upon paragraph. It's alway so a great way to relieve stress. :) Lovin it!
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I love writing poetry, its my outlet of feelings.. i write mostly dark poetry... i might be a goth by heart hehe :)
    ScentedRoses ScentedRoses 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I write all the time but I have so many ideas that I can't stick with one :b
    Kano413 Kano413 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    here's an epilogue I just wrote for I book i didn't know I was going to write... epilogue there are very few clouds in the sky. the sun is setting on the distant horizon. the...
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    The story of the pencil... A boy watching his grandmother write a letter. At one point he asked: ‘Are you writing a story about what we’ve done? Is it a story about me...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 4

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    Its the best. Coz family bites. Me adopts pals. Not all. Just those who care back. But theres a trap. Giving too much power up. Linking my joy to theirs. So...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Nicotine tobacco cannabis and wine Sunsets sunrise and starry nights with a full moon and the wind blowing all through the night Cars roaming and dog barking and crickets And then...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I was born with cerebral palsy and I can honestly say it's a extremely difficult disability to deal with. Growing up I was fine with the fact that I was different. I had a...
    scottiekay scottiekay 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I write soo much. I am able to pick up a pen and paper or whip out my cell phone or climb to my laptop and write just about whatever poem pops into my head 8/10 times they are...
    UmmaCoward UmmaCoward 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I get frusrated so often when i write. My mind and heart says one thing but my hands are like a different part of me.like someone else body hooked to my brain. Some zombie or...
    WildSherry13 WildSherry13 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    He confuses me. Some days, I swear i see clear hints that he likes me. Other days, it's as if he's avoiding me. I can't get him out of my head. He's the first thing i think about...
    confusionswirlinginmyhead confusionswirlinginmyhead 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I like peneloppe(baby girl) and dr.reid
    mia0 mia0 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    To danced in the rain with you my loveThe rain falls as it swirls and dances around usCalling beckoning us to join the rain ...Feeling it as it slides down our skinIt lights up our...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I write them but then I throw them away cause I'm not satisfied with them .
    ilovefood99 ilovefood99 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    I've just realized that McDonald's tissue paper works really well on shading haha, especially with charcoal pencils. I took home some and tested it, it stayed clean after a while...
    Deprivation Deprivation 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I went up the mountains last week. I went to a new place, for me. At the top is a cairn. It was built like thousands of years ago and is like a conical mound made of rocks. But the...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Poetry is a momentary escape from reality...get in touch with your emotions and write what you feel. poetry is lyrics from the soul
    thequ3enpree thequ3enpree 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Random Thought: Would like it if when I am using Experience Project on my smartphone that I'd be able to peruse EP and decide to post a story without the app logging me out. Thus...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    Written words give me a voice. It's a way to express myself. Sometimes it's hard to tell if people are listening when you're speaking...on the other hand you can't tell if people...
    KukeretheFox KukeretheFox 13-15, F Jul 19

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