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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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Feb 19

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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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    Lovethis14 Lovethis14 18-21, F Apr 12

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

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

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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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    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 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 1 Response Feb 19

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    In thoughts that go a million miles an hour.

    Over toy towns and towers made of tin. Nothing feels real without you. Love and Misadventure - Lang leav
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F Feb 17

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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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Related Experiences

    I love books. I have shelves of it, accumulated through the years. But I wasn't fond of reading when I was in university. I remember copying the assignment of classmates for my...
    ThereIsASantaClaus ThereIsASantaClaus 46-50, M Apr 12

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    Any good books I should read??
    mayakelly mayakelly 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I am and can be my own worst enemy! I've come to realize that I can be my own bestfriend ... Instead of being my own worst enemy; I'm now my bestfriend! Life changing wisdom...
    squirtingfairy squirtingfairy 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    ...and she said "so you think you're weird and aren't enough" looking at me with a puzzled expression in her eyes. "I don't know why". A sheepish look covering my face. "It seems...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I think I have mild dyslexia but I do enjoy reading. I haven't read a book for a very long time. I stopped reading when I was about 15. Something happened and I just couldn't read...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 30

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    There are those who will be ordained by humans or lifted up by humans, supported by other humans , but it does not mean they are right about it all and then there are those who...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M Apr 11

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    Just bought Erin Morgenstern's novel "The Night Circus". I'm a sucker for a book written by an author who knows how to properly use the art of imagery. I read the excerpt before I...
    AB2WUS AB2WUS 22-25 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Oh, English. Only if you weren't butchered by my country's schooling system... An example is an assignment from my English teacher: a letter of 120-140 words Greetings my dear...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I cannot read very well... It's been happening for long, long time, I get lost on a page while reading because my eyes just skip words... I know that my eye's pupils always...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    I like reading bedtime stories to my nieces and nephew. Calmingly taking them on a journey before they reach their slumber. But it also makes me miss what I shared with you. One...
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M Apr 6

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    Hi Ep, how are you all today? (Great I hope) Today I’d like to do a post on “connecting” with people both professionally and personally. If any of you have or are reading my...
    ChasingSuperman ChasingSuperman 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I'm vacationing in Key West for a few days. It's been filled with sun, sand and all things decadent. Today, I'm forgoing the beach to walk through old town, enjoying my daughter...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Come to me tonite come in my arms dear I am the vision of your eyes no matter how far it goes you will find me waiting there always. Let us fly tonite into the clouds. Tonite I...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 3 days ago

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    Its been like a year. I know. Been going through a lot of things. I'm 19 now, out of school, no job, and didn't have money for college. I've been trying to get a job but its tough...
    xXxHarleyQuinnxXx xXxHarleyQuinnxXx 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Just over a month ago after reading her experiences and interests I messaged her. I'm not sure how many days went by, but she didn't pay attention to my message. On day I saw her...
    Lovethatgal4415 Lovethatgal4415 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Just when I think I have experienced every type of love imaginable the Universe throws me a curve ball. My first love of course was for my Parents and extended family, some more...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F Apr 6

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    So... I just finished reading The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams. I've never been in love with books about animals... I haven't read books like that since I was in elementary school...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    poetry is a beautiful thing. i love rhyming poetry. i used to write a lot of it and i was so good at it. the words would just pop in to my head so easily
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 9

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    You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Currently reading 'A Brief Tour of Higher Consciousness' by Itzhak Bentok. Itzhak (Ben) was a thinker who meditated and came up with scientific theories about life and the...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F Mar 23

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    Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 "Still I Rise" You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise...
    Bradley8061 Bradley8061 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    In between the coats in the closet She held on to that heart-shaped locket Staring at a family, flawless But it ain't a pretty picture tonight Mom and daddy just won't stop it...
    mythlover mythlover 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Words can tell a story, cry for help, or hurt like a smack in the face. If you've read my thoughts in written word on this site then you know how powerful words are to me. My...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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