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I See Something Sad

Sometimes, it breaks open the heart to care 107 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    A Junky's Christmas

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't want to see those cuts on your wrists, babe. I don't want to hear about the cuts on your thighs either, dear friend. I hope you get past the pain, boo. I hope you get...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    While the miles between us are many I close my eyes and see your silhouette behind the sheer of the drapes! You are alone again and you appear to be in tears again. While we have...
    BigE47 BigE47 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm honestly sadder then anyone knows and to be real my net worth is 2.3 million and no one knows I'm not flashy I don't work but I play it off well due I was in a motorcycle...
    iLuV2 iLuV2 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    There is such sadness in loss, temporary or permanent. To connect deeply with a soul virtually, and to know as you are getting closer...bonding.. you have seen something special...
    Irisheyes1 Irisheyes1 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Is it possible to learn to live again? ................I feel that I have! censasion that i had forgotten all of.have come to life again I feel happy, I feel needed, hopeful...
    garcia127 garcia127 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I keep seeing things out the corner if my eye. And their physical things but they look different. I know that I'm seeing something but I'm not sure I always see them out of the...
    DollTheface DollTheface 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I want to see something specific but some how I'm having a hard time getting it when it used to be always offered to me :/
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Sometimes I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see the nice girl whose always smiling? or can they see something else behind my smile?
    Silent15 Silent15 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Can you see something good in every situation?"By our words we are justified. The more we mention troubles and worries, the more we have; the more we focus on our small joys and...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I get off of work, everyday I drive those lonely 8 miles home. It never fails, the radio plays some old sad song. Any ol song will do, it will have a line or two that will...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I've had a difficult last few years with health issues.These health issues have led to financial problems. These financial problems led to me losing my car. I walk where I need to...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    Hurt, betrayal, feelings of inadequacy. I said I'd let it go, but I didn't know it would be this hard. The images just keep replaying in my head over and over...and it makes me...
    thesoundoftruth01 thesoundoftruth01 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Yesterday , something happened that brought fear to my heart and tears to my eyes, I felt so sad and didn't understand why. While I was on the bus with my sister, it was a double...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    since he transferred to another department. things are not the same anymore more. i miss the times we talked and supported each other. now i see and hear less of him...
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F a week ago

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    I recall a particular person who had gotten off the bus I'd been riding. The sun was setting, and I was somehow stuck in a roamer-in-search state of mind. Anyway, this kid (who's...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I really liked a guy from the UK. I can't forget when he sent me pictures of himself and they ended up in my spam mail. I retrieved them and he asked "Am I still spam?" He was an...
    DG2008 DG2008 31-35 1 Response Feb 5

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    Its been about 4 years, and I still can shake the feeling of sadness away for more than a month. I feel kinda empty on the inside, I feel numb. Sometimes I just want to shut out...
    Livefree12 Livefree12 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    The best poetry is written when we are sad.Tagore had a sad life .So did most of the poets.Keats suffered from a broken heart and bad health. We look before and after...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Hm. As of this writing, I am slightly depressed. For now, it is about three factors. Never been much of a talker myself yet it depresses me when my younger and youngest brother...
    abscissa abscissa 22-25 1 Response Feb 10

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    I think I'm becoming that person that has a lot of troubles, despair and sadness in life, but I always smile anyways... Hmm how does quote go? "The loneliest people are the...
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I can't get over him I hate him not really I hate he doesn't see me the way I see him I hate even more that the way he treated me made me feel like he felt that way.but ultimately...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F Feb 24

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    There is something about being lonely that sounds so desperate to people who have never experienced it before. It sounds pathetic and unrelatable. I have made so many desperate...
    ZakaryJosephJones ZakaryJosephJones 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Those dark times are what shape us, teach us, help us grow. Some beautiful things have been born in sadness.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    It's sometimes so sad that life moves on and changes, and sometimes you don't want that. There is a guy I know who is very special to me, but he is from another country and an...
    Moonstar14 Moonstar14 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    It's weird how I never include you in my plans that I make up in my head. Maybe I don't love you anymore, but honestly who knows, there might still be some spark somewhere. Sad...
    BrokenCats BrokenCats 26-30, F Feb 11

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    Yes, I do. I am a waterfall. A need a box of tissues and something to cuddle. My dog is already used to be my "teddybear" meanwhile sad movies. :)