I Remember

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    Friday 1/13/1967 Wife woke me up today to get

    ready for a missions as we talked i put my arms around her neck and pulled her to me as we kissed and we joked about the first day we saw each other back on the first day of 8th grade. As we joked and talked about going back to japan in a few weeks and finishing our R&R that was...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jan 13

    Late in night at the Laundromat And I'm

    staring at you pulling clothes from a dryer And I'm wondering how I got here 'Cause it seems some how I keep getting stuck in the mire I needed this more than I knew And I let you down and I said I'm sorry But the light, it falls on my castle walls And my basketballs...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    There was a man in his nineties with

    Alzheimer's known as Jack. He'd sing so beautifully it sometimes brought tears to your eyes. He didn't like the staff who condescended him, had aggressive outbursts chasing them with a walking stick. He was always trying to escape from the home, and his singing seemed to be the...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink
    22-25, F
    Jun 16, 2014

    I remember I was accused of being a stalker

    while in (10thGrd) high school. I got confronted by a group of girls saying i was stalking their friend and that they were going to the schools office to report me. i finally saw the girl i was suppose to be stalking, turned out be a chubby white girl with hazel hair (was not so...
    Storyboard0241 Storyboard0241
    26-30, M
    Sep 19, 2014

    Often when I think to myself "this sh!

    t/life/current event/etc. is bananas" I remember the following quote and have a little laugh and some kind of breath of relief. "In a reality of Bananas, being a green apple can be liberating." EP Link
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 24, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 29, 2015

    ...Anzac Day. Shame it's only taken the UK one

    hundred years to catch up but better late than never. Today is the centenary of the start of the Gallopolli Landings. 58000 Allied troops and 87000 Turks all killed in the bloodiest event of World War One that lasted an incredible 8months. Looking forward to seeing the Queen...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 25, 2015

    Start your engines Can we get the chemicals

    in Cause anything's better than this Mix it up with vicadin Cause anything's better than this Little cuts on your wrist, To try and get back the feeling And no real friendships exists That would be an understatement Tell me the reason (cannot show up...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    Hey guys I don't know

    if anyone remembers me i was cesrean1 but something happened and I couldn't log back on.
    Cesrean2 Cesrean2
    13-15, M
    Sep 4, 2015

    I remember that one April afternoon.

    It's warmer than I like but cooler than I expected. And I'm on a bench, sipping cold ginger ale, watching students go in and out of McDonald's in packs, or is it a litter or a parliament?... I muse. A young hobo comes up to me and wants the remaining of my ginger ale. A group of...
    Smilingblade Smilingblade
    22-25, M
    Jul 18, 2015

    The Little Store.

    Next to my Grandfather's house was a small store/post office/gas station.  Besides a few taverns the small store was the only place of commerce in the tiny village.  The store sort of looked like a house and sort of looked like a store.  It had a brownish ...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    15 Responses Nov 4, 2009

    April is sexual assault child abuse prevention

    month and domestic violence month and military brat month . If your experiencing any if these horrific abuses tell someone don't Just stay quiet and let it happen. Abuse is wrong it has no gender , comes in many forms , ages and does have to do with animals at times. Parents...
    candyliscious candyliscious
    22-25, F
    Apr 3, 2014

    That Trampoline An old woman is entitled to

    remember her lovers. She may be staidly married now, with all the appearances of virtue, but her youth was full of amorous adventures, some romantic and wonderful, some woeful. She rocks in her chair on the verandah, the rising sun over the horizon promising a day of searing...
    hartfire hartfire
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2015

    Lest We Forget

    ANZAC DAY (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps)   Did you watch the movie Gallipoli?   ANZAC Day commemorates the landing of 75,000 allied forces on the beach of Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. The casualties on both sides were heavy. Of the Allied Forces-from Britain...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    I Remember the First Book of Poetry I Was Given

    I was eight, and it had brightly coloured pictures, and really funny poems.  It was called electric eels and other shocking things.  Unfortunately I was sick on it after about 3 months, but even though this was two decades ago, I can still remember some of the poems...
    ellidahl ellidahl
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jul 15, 2008

    What My Mother Used to Say

    I OWE MY MOTHER 1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE. "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." 2. My mother taught me RELIGION. "You better pray that will come out of the carpet." 3. My mother...
    mahler mahler
    70+, F
    7 Responses Apr 17, 2008

    I Remember

    my first time having sex and it was HORRIBLE!!!!Never forget it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Sep 22, 2011

    We connected last night

    for the first time in half a lifetime. We talked and laughed and danced through the years sharing our lives my childhood friend. I was unaware a voice could be comforting soothing and yet tantalizing. We are so different and yet the same. Half touched memories of our youth...
    Flutterby9812 Flutterby9812
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2014

    I remember when I first got here.

    Was a coincidence - and my new hideout for when I felt lost and insecure. Then I met some great people and I became a regular. My life became a tad bit brighter than the abyssal darkness I'm so used to. A few months ago EP kept me going. It was my source of comfort when no one...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 24

    On a cob web afternoon,

    In a room full of emptiness By a freeway I confess I was lost in the pages of a book full of death; Reading how we'll die alone. And if we're good we'll lay to rest, Anywhere we want to go. In your house I long to be; Room by room patiently, I'll wait for you there...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    Winter night.. Stolen moment.

    . Two souls.. As one.. Breathing.. On windows.. Creating magic.. Where there was none.. Fingerprints.. United.. From miles.. Apart.. Drawing.. The same image.. Joy.. From the heart.. đź’™..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    In infant school when I was around 5

    or 6, there was a little boy called Jason in one of my classes. He wore glasses, was very shy like me, and had a patch over one of his eyes. One day I blurted out something silly over what the sticker on his face was for, and since then we became the best of friends, and I used...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2014

    Christmas shopping and strolling down an isle

    of the store. I stopped suddenly to look at something that had caught my eye, and the next thing two huge arms are at the side of me, and a body bumped the back of me. It was all over in an instant. I turned to see a very tall, well built black man who had "rear-ended" me...
    Carissimi Carissimi
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Oct 20, 2015

    He was the first real person I've ever had a

    crush on. And we'd been seeing each other for maybe two weeks at this point. And one day we were just talking, hanging out and a few days ago he had been like damn your Chapstick tastes so awesome. So he told me again and he paused mid sentence put on MY Chapstick, kissed me...
    Syd96 Syd96
    18-21, F
    Mar 4

    I Remember Being So Proud

    Great Grandfather Randle and my dear Grouch;Today, I need to thank you both, for making me, so proud to be your little girlie.When your country called, you went with pride, and my Grouch, you even went earlySo many times I pestered you to tell me all your storiesThe only...
    ItsWindy ItsWindy
    56-60, F
    Nov 11, 2011

    Today marks the 180th anniversary of the fall

    of the Alamo.  This is a significant date to us Texans.  This was a turning point in the war for independence from Mexico.  I had the privledge to work in San Antonio for 30 years, just a few blocks from this shrine of Texas history and independence.  My...
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 6

    I have been curious as to what I have been

    feeling latley?then I fealt a tear stream down my cheek it was warm and a sense of relief came in .love genuine love for another. This is who I truly am this is what I am here for no don't go away don't cover this priceless gift up it's cost you many nights searching your soul...
    magicrabbit magicrabbit
    51-55
    Aug 27, 2015

    When I was a child, our five room house had

    cold air conditioning winter only. I slept upstairs in a large one room bedroom with five beds. All the kids ( seven) slept there. There was no glass in the two large windows and the only thing that held out the cold air was two home made inserts made of rough lumber. My Momma...
    Bonnie1934 Bonnie1934
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Jan 20, 2014

    I tried so hard Keeping up,

    keeping my head up For what I thought was so right Guess I'm not right always And I thought love was a fight You could tear each other down Then come back to life Guess I don't live always Your set backs add up I was wrong about us Don't slam that door shut, just yet...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 28

    I remember when I was younger

    and I learned about depression and anorexia and self harm and anxiety in health class and I would wonder how people came to that point and I would think that I would never be any of those things, yet here i am, years later, at 3 am, sobbing to myself, debating on whether or not...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 12, 2015

    for as long as she could remember she never fit

    in for as long she could remember she was on the outside for as long as she could remember she was a mistake for as long as she could remember she felt out of place for as long as she could remember all she wanted was a friend for as long as she could remember she was never...
    iamamistake iamamistake
    51-55, F
    Jul 13, 2015

    I would change myself

    if I could, I'd walk with my people if I could find them, and I'd say that I'm sorry to you. I felt like crushing you, I took for granted you were with me.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 17, 2015

    It has been such a long time

    since I've seen you, but I can remember everything about your face. No one talks to me like you did. I hope wherever you are, you know that. I hope you revel in the fact that since you've been gone, no one has come close to taking your place. I sometimes think you were the last...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 22, 2014

    Those Were the Days

    The unplanned introduction by our colleague lead to the beginning of our lovely relationship.. You never failed to write via email...telling me bout your day to day life and how busy things were offshore..  You asked me how am I doing at work..and whats my...
    Eternal Eternal
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Aug 17, 2009

    A Christmas Story

    When I was 7 years of age my family was really poor. My mother worked 3 jobs and we really never saw her. It was one of those rare Winters in Seattle where it was snowing all most every day. On Christmas Eve my mother told all 5 of us kids that we we not going to receive...
    ScaR97731 ScaR97731
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Jul 11, 2010

    Real heroes, those who sacrificed their lives

    for others, for greater ideas, will never be forgotten! Thank you!
    SarcasticQueen SarcasticQueen
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 27

    Breathing from a hole in my lung I had no one

    but faces in front of me Racing through the void in my head To find traces of a good luck academy Sparks ignite and trade them for thought About no one and nothing in particular Washed the sickened socket and drove Resent nothing, there's goodwill inside of me Wake me...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    I remember the time I came around the corner

    and the spaghetti flied off my plate onto the floor. It was supposed to be funny but I only remembered you stood behind me and grabbed fistfuls of my hair with both hands pulling hard and shook me around like dirty laundry. I cried so hard I couldn't breathe. I remember...
    Shadowshow Shadowshow
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2015

    I Remember -

    When Hershey Bars were 25 cents.When Phones really had dials.When The Twin Towers fell.Candy cigarettes.When there was only the NFL football.Bubble gum cigars.when you had to get up to change the channel of adjust the volume.when Christmas season didn't start till after...
    1sabre 1sabre
    61-65, M
    15 Responses Dec 14, 2012

    Everything is quiet since you're not around

    And I live in the numbness now In the background I do the things we did before I walk Haight Street to the store And they say where's that crazy girl You don't get drunk on red wine and fight no more I don't see you anymore since the hospital The plans I make still...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    This party is old and uninviting Participants

    all in black and white You enter in fullblown technicolor Nothing is the same after tonight If the world would fall apart In a fiction worthy wind I wouldn't change a thing Now that you're here Yeah, love is a verb here in my room Here in my room, here in my room You...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    I write stories in this nature frequently.

    And I rarely post them. But I promised myself I'd write this before I leave for school in just over three hours. I feel nostalgic. I was listening to Slowtown by Twenty One Pilots... I know.. they're my latest obsession. It'll wear off soon, I assure you. A piece of the song is...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    I'm only pretty sure

    that I can't take anymore Before you take a swing I wonder what are we fighting for When I say out loud I want to get out of this I wonder is there anything I'm going to miss I wonder how it's going to be When you don't know me How's it going to be When you...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 19, 2015

    I broke my are when I was 3.

    I broke my back when I was 13. My dad was outside. I was brushing my teeth so I ran outside to see him. I fell off the stairs leading outside. Landed on some rocks. I looked up and saw my cousin staring. My dad quickly jumped after me. And I remember just laying my head on the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 19

    I met you at the barricade It's fever pitch

    where the crowd had gathered You said the bow is breaking You want to get some coffee or something Float by the crowd that scatters I found my people and nothing else matters Bullhorns that feed back in stormy skies No one listens but it's so hot when you try You've got...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 13, 2015

    I remember. I'd hate to forget.

    What I fear the most. I'm afraid to get forget. So, tell me, how could I ever? Forget you. Forget me, us, our, them, it, This. This here. This here is all I have. All I know. That thing, and how it were(s). When that took place. Those are mine. They're all I have. And I fear...
    SleepyHead2123 SleepyHead2123
    22-25
    Jan 8

    I remember a park. I don't know its name,

    but it is about 30-40 minutes from me. We had taken my grandfather there, and he was already sick. He had a weird brain disorder, and just kind of degraded until he passed away. I think we fed the birds. I want to be back in that moment now, knowing what I know.
    thecraziestpanda thecraziestpanda
    26-30, M
    Nov 20, 2015
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