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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Words Words Words Words
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Nov 23

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    Synonym... “A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one.” ~ Baltasar Gracián
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I just found a sound that I really like to say! Something about saying Ze makes my throat feel quite nice.
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M Dec 10

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    With the exception of Romance, I will read just about anything. I love words!
    SameOldLoneliness SameOldLoneliness 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    She loves the colour white, She loves travels, She loves bad jokes, She loves a clean house, She loves naps, She loves marmalade, She loves to swear, She loves fast cars...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 12 Responses Nov 29

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    Give Yourself To Love - Words and Music by Kate Wolf Kind friends all gathered ‘round there’s something I would say That what brings us together here has blessed us all...
    Olvidado Olvidado 61-65, M Dec 2

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    Sweet Love - Words and Music by Kate Wolf Sweet love, don’t deny me just a hand to hold I may not always be the one who sees I find myself blinded from time to time Reaching...
    Olvidado Olvidado 61-65, M Dec 2

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    A horny husband in a romantic mood, goes up to his wife and says, "You look gorgeous when you blush" ;)) His wife, who's a doctor, replies, "When your lovely words touch the...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    On a good day I can write into worlds into existence and tear them to the ground in the same breath. My eloquence is matched only by the articulacy of my prose. I am the sage...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    So, this has been on my mind for a number of reasons, but those reasons don't matter at the moment. What matters is that I fear one of the most important of human emotions, if not...
    Aletheia14 Aletheia14 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I feel like I am at a loss for words, I miss you, and I feel like perhaps your words were not meant for me. Admittedly a few months ago I came across something that completely...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 5

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    I stumbled upon Bukowski just as I haphazardly came upon other interesting figures on the internet. I don't remember how it start and who it begun with but over a period of time...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I was re-listening to Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" speech, and then I found myself channeling him again, in writing a comment... I tend to do that a lot... but heck, it's not a bad...
    MathematicallyMindedFractal MathematicallyMindedFractal 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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                                                  The below...
    MasqueradingAs MasqueradingAs 26-30, M Nov 26

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    My passion for reading began at a young age. In fact, as soon as I was able to grasp and understand words my fascination for them grew. The idea of being a librarian never occurred...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sooo... It's been a while since I wrote here. But anyways, hello again everyone, it's been a long time. I just wanted to admit out here that right now, I'm pretty sure I'm having...
    TheFemaleHyena TheFemaleHyena 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I love him because he's always here for me . I love him for being him. He's always shown me the right path to walk on. I just hope I am good enough for him. Prolly am not but that...
    Sk13k Sk13k 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Soul Staring It was a crisp, chilly morning, but he made it warmer. It was winter, around January-ish and was also the beginning of second semester. I was grateful to have Mr. A...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F Nov 24

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    TODAY WAS THE DAY! As some of you may know, today was the day my teacher crush texted me to meet him in his classroom after school. Alone. He also told me not to make him wait any...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    THIS IS A MUST READ OMG TODAY WAS THE DAY! As some of you may know, today was the day my teacher crush texted me to meet him in his classroom after school. Alone. He also told me...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Well I do love books and I lie reading different situations. Especially when I encounter it in my life, then I really do think before I proceed to take action.
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I wrote this one for a friend when she was hospitalized: I look at the sky, searching for your picture in the clouds, I ask them everyday about you; at heart, emotions do speak...
    M3MC M3MC 22-25, M Dec 3

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    "What About Now"Chris DaughtryShadows fill an empty heartAs love is fading,From all the things that we areBut are not saying.Can we see beyond the starsAnd make it to the dawn...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 3

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    I am currently reading Missing 411 (my main book) and Day Break by Mary Summer Rain, as well as a Survival Book, and a book about the Sacred Path. I tend to read at least 4 books...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    "No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” ~C.S. Lewis How true. I...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    My name is Afraa, and I would like to write about the climax of my life… falling in love with my teacher. This particular teacher had a great impact on my life. In fact, I fell...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    JIM CROCE LYRICS "I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song" Well, I know it's kinda late. I hope I didn't wake you. But what I gotta say can't wait, I know you'd understand...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    though i am a new member of the "reading club", i mean never liked reading a book before, but certainly now i can say i'm an official member of reading club......... i like reading...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M Dec 5

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    I keep these words close to my heart, writing them here hoping and waiting for you to come near. I have given you a small portion of my words in the past, though you were always a...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    It started innocently enough right here on EP. I came across something she wrote and immediately found myself interested in not only her words but the woman herself . After...
    Christopher27 Christopher27 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    The words he spoke to me are forever etched in my memory. Today, for completely unrelated reasons, those words are haunting me. My first love and I met in elementary school. In...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just finished reading this book! It was AMAZING!!!! 📚📖 I would highly recommend it to anyone who has an interest in reading Crime/Mystery books. 🔪🔫 The author makes...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    EMELI SANDÉ LYRICS "Read All About It (Pt. III)" You've got the words to change a nation But you're biting your tongue You've spent a life time stuck in silence Afraid you'll say...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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