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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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    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 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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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, 2014

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    http://youtu.be/znLTPI1Ghf0 Experimentation.

    :D LOL did I get the background too loud on this one do you think?
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2015

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    http://youtu.be/2wfzND8gYUk It's long

    but I love this poem. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2015

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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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    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 Dec 2, 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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    Best bit of my education!

    The wonder at turning nonsensical code into a language you can understand!!! And once you have the bug, you want to consume everything!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Feb 19, 2015

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 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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    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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    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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    http://youtu.be/B4AtL079Bjk My favorite poem

    from childhood ... If the link works. lol Let me read it to you? :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    And one of them happens to be looking at tarot or astrological readings. I know that there is a sense of danger by being attracted to these kinds of thing, one is that my...
    ForMyLegMan ForMyLegMan 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Stay with me forever I wanted to whisper Your lips quivered to say something holding your hand i uttered stay with me for sometime more..you looked into my eyes helpless ,your...
    cynzia cynzia 51-55, F 22 hrs ago

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    The way you make me feel when you say those three magick words. The words that turn armies around, the ones that can build kingdoms, the ones can bring even the toughest of walls...
    Nightshade721 Nightshade721 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Happy Birthday Bob! You are something of a deity to me. You are so much more than a pothead with a guitar like some people make you out to be. A lot of people don't get reggae it...
    DIlchotome DIlchotome 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    who knew closing your facebook down would be such a big deal ?OMG i walk into the mall to pick some things up say hi to one of my old class mates and they wouldnt get off the...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Depends on the tone, and type of music, with slow but beautiful Japanese music I can imagine myself walking around in a Japanese looking street or blossom garden. It feels me with...
    GiddyX GiddyX 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Someone asked Hassan Al Basri (RA): “What is the secret of your piety?” He replied, “I understood 4 things: 1. I understood my rizq cannot be taken by anyone so my heart is...
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I needed more insight into the matter at hand. So, I got out my old friends. They have been around for three thousands years. Archeologists in Scandinavia have found stones from...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Litost-this Czech term means 'a state of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one?s own misery'.
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    We live and breathe words. .... It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them. Reading words, dwelling on...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Words are completely meaningless if a person does not mean them by showing it through their actions. Saying it is one thing, but actually meaning it, and proving that you mean it...
    RainEmbrace RainEmbrace 31-35, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've got 5 books I'm reading at once including the Holy Bible. Two of the books are really short. And a normal sized novel I'm reading has almost 400 pages I've been reading since...
    Balletomane Balletomane 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Years ago, I a barmaid at a bar I frequent was moving to Florida. The bar threw her a good bye party. What I did was give her a big goodbye gift bag, along with a good bye card I...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    psithurism - The sound of wind in the trees and rustling of leaves.
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Unfuckwithable - when you're truly at peace & in touch with yourself nothing anyone says or does bothers you & no negativity can touch you.
    AliAlien AliAlien 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    All my life I've searched for words that will somehow manage to convey a meaning beyond the material and will leave a lasting impression. Yet, the more I think about it, the less...
    dearstranger dearstranger 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Years ago, I a barmaid at a bar I frequent was moving to Florida. The bar threw her a good bye party. What I did was give her a big goodbye gift bag, along with a good bye card I...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. -Martin Luther
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    There's a bar I hang out at. A few years ago, I started going there on Saturdays because there was a certain barmaid who, due to her personal schedule, worked only Saturdays. The...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 30

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    There's a bar I hang out at. A few years ago, I started going there on Saturdays because there was a certain barmaid who, due to her personal schedule, worked only Saturdays. The...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 30

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    I have always hung on to words. The words that were intended to lift me up...along with the words that sought after striking me down. I make it my mission either way to churn...
    RememberTomorrow RememberTomorrow 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Toska - noun- Russian word roughly translated as sadness, melancholia, lugubriousness. "No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    There's a bar I hang out at. A few years ago, I started going there on Saturdays because there was a certain barmaid who, due to her personal schedule, worked only Saturdays. The...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Over time, regardless of distance, regardless of rank, not only increase. No matter where, parents share of deep concern and thoughts about, give me a calm heart. Some moved has...
    appalese appalese 26-30, M Jan 28

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