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I Love Words and Reading

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    “The only dream worth having is to dream

    that you will live while you are alive, and die only when you are dead. To love, to be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and vulgar disparity of the life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty...
    msroguerighteous msroguerighteous 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Reading Is Awesome!!!

    I have always liked to read, but the books that I read for most of my life were books that were assigned to me in my classes in school, but ever since 2007, I am proud to say that I am a bookworm!!!! There is no other way better to expand your mind, and experience other realities...
    Starfleet12341 Starfleet12341 26-30, M 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    Medium

    There are societies still who keep their traditions alive by word-of-mouth transference. However, there are bigger societies who use what is known as a codex, and within it record using funny little squiggles, called letters and words, to keep alive their traditions in a more...
    Anuledroan Anuledroan 18-21, F Jan 19, 2013

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    Weaving Emotions Into Strings of Words...

     I'm addicted. I can't go without reading, literature, fiction, research, spirituality, anything except the news. I'm nearly as addicted to reading as to writing. Weaving emotions into strings of words that make up the blanket of escapism. I love languages and I...
    Perturbee Perturbee 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    Do You Not...?

    I grew up in not the most ideal conditions for a person who becomes highly literate, but that did not stop me from not only getting good at reading, but burying my nose in a book whenever I could. I also learned how things worked, how to fix things, did chores, learned to take...
    LEBsCreations LEBsCreations 22-25, M Sep 27, 2012

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    Lessons Of The War

    A Wonderful poem by Henry Reed. Naming of Parts Today we have naming of parts. Yesterday, We had daily cleaning. And tomorrow morning, We shall have what to do after firing. But today, Today we have naming of parts. Japonica Glistens likecoral in all the neighboring...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 17, 2013

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    Best Of Both........................

    We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright. Ernest Hemingway
    Alexandra4u Alexandra4u 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Words Are The Best

    you wanna know why because when i am reading i feel what is in my heart just fades away and it make me so freaking happy just try it if you wont listen
    depresiongotme depresiongotme 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    In the Beginning Was the Word

     I love words and reading too. I also love writing but have been answering questions for ages now and need to go and do something else. My name is Booklover and I work in a Library. Credentials enough? 
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

    Some say that a picture is worth a thousand words.But a picture doesn't leave room for the most vital part of a human - Imagination.Words are such versatile things. They make you sound smart, like the previous sentence. Or, they can make you sound like an idiot, like quite a few...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2011

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    Washington Post

    The Washington Post asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are this year's winners. Read them carefully. Each is an artificial word with only one letter altered to form a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Words To Me

    Words to me weave another world. They make it seem like I'm another person doing some amazing thing or living some interesting life. They pulled me in who knows how long ago and haven't let me out since. I'm addicted to books, and I'll never overdose.
    Alfonso324 Alfonso324 13-15, M Dec 28, 2012

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    What's Called Life In The 3rd World Countries

          Fifteen Years ago, I've been holding this dream. I've been dreaming to grow up and be one of those who changed the world with their actions and thoughts. I've done every thing as it's supposed to be done except for one thing, the only thing that I've no control on it, I...
    freack1950 freack1950 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    I don't know if it's possible to be in LOVE

    with reading but I LOVE to read. I love reading all different types of books and I feel like this is definitely an advantage; in a world where the English language is becoming more about slang...well in England, not sure about anywhere else in the world. I've just finished...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 10

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    Living Between Shelfbooks

    When I was a kid I never liked reading, books were boring, I always prefered jigsaws, but someday I discovered "Tintin adventures", since they most of the nights since I began College I read, sometimes for hours, sometimes just half a page. Now, since two weeks ago, I decided...
    litij litij 22-25, F May 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have alot of ideas but i just don't know how to express them in words. I can make up a whole movie in my head but i just don't know how to make it come to life in words. I have...
    munchkin07 munchkin07 13-15, F Sep 24

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    aibohphobia The irrational fear of palindromes (words that read the same forwards and backwards).
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Indeed so. 'Moist' is a particular favourite. Obvious yet true!
    tryagainuk tryagainuk 46-50, M Sep 25

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    Rendezvous is my favorite.
    Turningofthetides Turningofthetides 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    "There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind...
    ZenSpirit ZenSpirit 41-45, F Oct 9

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    Books are another worl, who offer us, when we open book. The love of reading came to me, when our teacher conducted a "Reading lesson". Then I understood, How I need in reading...
    VikaS2 VikaS2 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had some wonderful English teachers. Some gave me a love of reading. Some gave me a love of creating. But they were all great teachers!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 16

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    I woke up humming to a song today. It was "Temporary Love" by One Call. I was all like "You're just his temporary love.... (Words)... I hate to break it to you but it's the truth...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F Oct 13

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    I have the most gorgeous girlfriend ever... She's beautiful like an exotic flower... She has a mind blowing my legs away from the ground... She keeps amazing me with her lovely...
    EnchantingDream EnchantingDream 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    fat rolls, love handles, chub, tubbyness, fatness, jiggly ***, cellulite, stretch marks, jelly belly….just thinking we have some lovely words for parts of us that are flabtastic...
    GrowingGirl98 GrowingGirl98 16-17, F a week ago

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    4 Songs I wish you were here with me right now you had me hooked when I saw that pretty smile something told me to keep you in my life dreaming of you, each and every night I can...
    Mr504 Mr504 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    This is so beautifully written. Stevie Nicks is such an amazing lyricist. I wish I could write words like she does. I can picture this happening to me like these are my words...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Joshua Radin - What if You  What if youCould wish me awayWhat if youSpoke those words todayI wonder if you'd miss meWhen I'm goneIt's come to this, release meI'll leave...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    Down by azure shoresCrystal comb in her hairA sea maiden, most fairSun kissed golden locksTouched by the salty seaWhispering a song just for meDiamond encrusted scalesWith a tail...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Psychologically speaking. People use cuss words when they don't have the language skills to express how they feel. But. Old and educated as I am. I confess that nothing expresses...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Right now, I need to focus on mending my insecurities and problems. Here are some quotes that I can relate to. I'll come back and read these every time I feel like breaking down...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 10

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    The Cure - Bananafishbones. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WCozfDacm4 4 further reading - "A Perfect Day For Bananafish" by J.D. Salinger (from "Nine Stories").
    AdamV13 AdamV13 70+, M 14 hrs ago

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    The Cure - Killing an Arab. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdbLqOXmJ04 4 further reading - "The Stranger" by Albert Camus.
    AdamV13 AdamV13 70+, M 14 hrs ago

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    My story is little different it begins with a picture with my college friends on my facebook account . Me and my three best friend had a picture with some new friends . But before...
    belllla belllla 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Three words. Life is pointless.
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 16-17, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    4 Songs I wish you were here with me right now you had me hooked when I saw that pretty smile something told me to keep you in my life dreaming of you, each and every night I can...
    Mr504 Mr504 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    deep mysterious and heart filled Powerful sensual beautiful world of words Visions and images painted perfectly Like her heart her soul is one with the pen and it's like a...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. Ingrid Bergman
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Consequently I've a tendency To be unhappy, you see The thoughts in my head All the words that were said All the blues and the reds Get to me All of the absurdities That...
    AdamV13 AdamV13 70+, M 15 hrs ago

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    In the sharp gust of love my memory stirred When time wreathed a rose a garland of shame It's thorn my only delight war torn Afraid to speak, we dare to breathe Majestic...
    AdamV13 AdamV13 70+, M 9 hrs ago

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    Martyn Bates- Imagination feels like poison it evokes a meannessa mean spirit in meand i'm not giving a thingawayi'm stopped like a dama looming night-sky-tall wall of nono morei...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My mind is poison, and my tongue a blade, swifts thoughts turned to words in a venomous raid. Provoke not my wit, intelligence and wisdom, for mentally annihilating is infamous in...
    Roninturnedmartyr Roninturnedmartyr 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    SNOW PATROL – CHASING CARS We'll do it all Everything On our own We don't need Anything Or anyone If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me and just forget the...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    We need unity through Love
    LucidDr3am LucidDr3am 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Ok the worst in rap I have ever heard - think this guy learnt to speak english , so saying a few words in English maybe a big step for him - well he tried is all I will say. THE...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 22 mins ago

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    i usually met people in life who say fall in love give a shot those people usually had a happily forever like movies a happy ending so i gave a shot result to sum up...
    King2d King2d 18-21, M Oct 3

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    I'm 16 years old and I love English. Honestly, I probably just love English because writing is one of the only natural talents I possess, besides reading. Writing makes me feel...
    MovieLoverMorgan MovieLoverMorgan 16-17 Oct 15

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    I just love reading other poets work. The words are so powerful and lovely
    cocoastrawberry cocoastrawberry 18-21, F Sep 24

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    The best part of reading a handwritten letter is understanding the tone - not by what is written, but how it is written. You can usually tell if someone was in a rush, if they were...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F Sep 26