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I See Something Sad

Sometimes, it breaks open the heart to care 111 People

    Clean.

         I'm finally clean. I'm finally coming back to earth. What did i miss? Apparently i missed my friends all ending up where i used to be.     It didn't seem so sad when i was there with them. Now it's tragic. I want to help them but just can't. I had to keep a fellow...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 22-25, M Jun 23, 2011

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    It Sure Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad

    Yeah, they came to take me away Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life But I don't really care - I shot my wife And brother, I can't even remember the reason why Oh, it makes a long time man feel bad Yeah, it makes a long time man feel bad Well I ain't had no...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Mar 1, 2012

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    Education!

    I'm a good effing teacher! I just got through an eval meeting where the person evaluating me said that I'm a great teacher but said that the new rubric that the state gave her makes it impossible to be rated as such. Consequently, I am now proficient eventhough in past...
    chasefarler chasefarler 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    How To Invite Them To Dance (who Let The Dogs Out)

    The the homes all looked the same. Hundreds and hundreds of them packed closely together. They were all made of old wooden boards and sheets of rusted corrugated tin sheets found at the rubbish dump. The average home was 6 meters by 5 meters. On average 4 people per home. There...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Jan 9, 2013

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    Still Lost And Confused

    I HAVE YET TO SAY THAT I AM TRULY HAPPY WITH MY LIFE I MEAN I HAD THREE CHILDREN AND THEY ARE MY HEART BODY AND SOUL BUT I HAVE TO SAY THAT , THAT IS THE ONLY REASON WHY I AM ALIVE TODAY I CANT LEAVE MY KIDS UNTIL I KNOW THEY ARE READY TO HANDLE LIFE ON THERE OWN . I FEEL REALLY...
    gina200940 gina200940 41-45 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    Isolation

    I see something sad. Something I'm a part of. Maybe you are too. I lift the sheets in the morning, eyes that have just begun to focus lead me to this box.  My fingers like homing pigeons know just where to perch to connect me to the rest of the world...
    JipC JipC 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    This Place Is A Black Hole.

    I see my mother in the living room. A computer in her lap, a huge tv with Glenn Beck yelling about some clusterf**ck he didn't even google. I see a forest i ride by everyday on the way to work being chopped down so someone can keep their house. I see my boss frantically trying to...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    A Junky's Christmas

    The tale of Danny 
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Apr 9, 2012

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    I Hate Some Loan Sharks

    An old lady made a loan for a small amount and unfortunately gave up her house for security. Something happened and she could not pay it. The loan sharks took her house for that small amount! I think it is a crying shame ....
    Ertjie123 Ertjie123 36-40, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Forgive This Man.

    Driving along the road one day, I passed along a plaza. Desolate was the sight, abandoned with dirty windows and trash all over the parking lot. A reasonably well-dressed man was sitting on the sidewalk, twisting something beneath his feet, swaying back and forth and...
    seventhstar seventhstar 18-21, M 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    LittleBallOfFire LittleBallOfFire 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    An Empty House In the Neighborhood

    Times are hard right now. This fact was brought home to me with an unexpected shock, as I went walking though our safe and happy little country neighborhood, in the mountains. Our neighbors are 'just there'. We take them for granted as if they are part of the backdrop of our...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 80 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    I Know...

    I know that this isn't what this group ment, but I saw a sad story and I wanted to share it.... (I did not write this!) Boy: Baby, we need to talk.Girl: Ricardo, what do u mean?Boy: Something has come up...Girl: What? What's wrong? Is it bad?Boy: I don't want to hurt you, baby...
    ChloeWolf ChloeWolf 13-15, F Oct 20, 2011

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    Just Needed To Share

    I have a daughter who graduated at the top of her high school class. She was a hard worker and self motivated. She was accepted at a private college, and given a great scholarship package that covered about 80% of her college expenses. She did fine her first semester, but then...
    Taylorvos Taylorvos 51-55 4 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    Take Time To Stop And Smell The Roses

    WELL I HAVE TO SAY I'M SURE EVERYONE HAS GONE THROUGH STRUGGLES OF SOME SORT, BUT I ASK MYSELF JUST TAKE A FEW STEPS BACK AND LOOK AT EVERYTHING THAT SURROUNDS YOU EVEN LIFE ITSELF AND JUST THINK FOR AWHILE A GOOD WHILE LISTEN TO EVERYTHING ALMOST LIKE IF YOUR MEDITATING , NOW...
    gina200940 gina200940 41-45 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    Omg It's Christmas In October Here!

    Seriously! It started snowing last night and we have 3-4 inches of snow. All over Maine and some of the other New England states. Sucks. Rediculous. Snow in Halloween. (My younger half sister-Calli.) http://www.wgme.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/wgme_vid_9770.shtml
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Come & Inspire Me !

    Inspire me ...! sometimes I wonder why I stop loving You You canot inspire me anymore Stop lying..Stop hoping..Stop dreaming Before u leave u kill every single moment You're not the man  that I thought You're ! You're alittle angel but with alittle devil inside you It's...
    so4uu so4uu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2010

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    It's Cold Here.

    I'm in the big fancy house my husband bought.   I grew up with 6 siblings and several dogs running about.  Meat wasn't on the menu daily or weekly but we worked in the garden during the summer and at times my parents would send us to Kentucky to my Grandma's farm...
    TouchMeNot TouchMeNot 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    The Dew Of Compassion Is A Tear

    I have felt the pain of others when life sows upon them sadness and grieve their pain becomes my own. I've lived through moments of sadness and at times I felt that to have a better understanding of the sadness I see everyday I would rather feel compassion than to know the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 8, 2011

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    Several things this morning. First and foremost, my meds. I'm so grateful that my meds work properly and allow me to "feel" without dropping my basket. I can recognize when my...
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    ugh. I hate it when I get in these moods. I am sad one moment then get f word disappointed with mustaches I get really pissed!! This is all in my head of course because I have...
    vange12 vange12 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I sometimes wonder how can I still be friends with someone that hurt me so much and made me lose almost everything I love her but it hurts me to see her with someone else when...
    JusDave JusDave 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I was already having a horrible day where nothing goes right, but then I saw my pet beta fish killed my snail and otto fish. The snail was my sister's and I was taking care of it...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Last night I read an article that helped me understand so much pain I have gone through since high school until no, a year away from graduating college. - It seems the Mormon and...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    But what can I say? Life gives me so much more reason to be sad and full of hate than otherwise. What's otherwise? Is there something opposite to sad and hate? Surely not in this...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i was chatting with my lover and he wrote he was horny and he wanted me to do stuff to him so i started to write all the things i would do to him, but i sayd tooo much stuff like...
    pancakesrnice pancakesrnice 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 37. I've been practicing living in the now for over a year. Until just recently I've been able to see a glimpse into the now. I felt it come and go while putting my daughters...
    justelvira justelvira 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I do it all the time, but oddly enough its not usually when something really terribly horribly sad happens. Instead what gets me most are the are the bittersweet moments, like...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    A Letter to A Customer, I know you're busy. So am I. But I wanted to take a moment to let you know that caught your daughter climbing the shelves in my department yesterday. Her...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    August 24th 4.30pm and setting off to see my wife in hospital for yet another evening. How long can I keep up putting this fake smile and positive attitude on for her sake...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    ok so this is true to a point. I had the best birthdays ever. then I went to a mental hospital. I was just starting to be ok with feeling feelings. my family came to be with me. I...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I am always so sad have been for a long time. I feel like an alien most of the time. People seem really selfish. I always want to make people happy. People boss me around criticize...
    pinetreeto pinetreeto 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I really have no idea what to do:/ A couple weeks ago I went on holiday with my dad and while I was away my mum went onto my laptop and she read through my conversation to my best...
    skyealexandra skyealexandra 13-15, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    In this Lonely Life, with no one to love except to please myself, I don't know how can I ever be happy. Selfish world never sees the sadness in my eyes too. they only see my money...
    Voina Voina 18-21, M a week ago

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    We used to talk all throughout the day, but times have changed and you've moved on. You've grown bored of me. Did I do something wrong? Was it something I said? This is my sad...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    I'm going to see something beautiful today in about 20 minutes. I go every year. First I have to get ready and warm up the car...(back in a bit)... Got it.
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F Aug 21

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    Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. ~Para Sad hearts I see above the above and below the below from...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I don't know what happiness is. I don't know if I'm depressed, but I feel sad a lot of times, I don't even know if it's sadness, I just feel empty and lonely. I just wish I could...
    mariesjackson mariesjackson 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Today I went to church, the last time I go before going to college about 3 hours away from home. I won't be going for a long time. I said my goodbyes to everyone there. I've known...
    gr16478 gr16478 18-21, M Aug 16

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    Honestly I'm so sad. I'm always sad. If you ask me if I'm ok I'll get mad. Because no.. I'm not ok. I'm never ok. I can't remember the last time I was ok... It seems like such a...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Yes some more whining.I guess it's gonna be kinda along the lines of the last whining story,but oh well.At least on here nobody really knows who you are so you can just let it out...
    grandaddypurple grandaddypurple 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    One day, my senior year of high school, i waited for my dad to come pick me up like he normally did, but when he came, tears consumed his eyes and face. I asked why he was crying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 15

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