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I See Something Sad

Sometimes, it breaks open the heart to care 111 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    A Junky's Christmas

    The tale of Danny 
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Apr 9, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 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 suck at being a human being. There. I've said it. I don't know how to be someone's friend. I don't know how to talk to people. Whatever normal humans use to connect with others...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I don't like to see people cry. Especially women. It's clichéd, I know, but I really want to just give some people a hug sometimes when I see them sad. Probably because when I...
    9Fan 9Fan 26-30, M Dec 2

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    I miss my nephew :( We don't live in the same country... It kills me to know how neglected he is and how much love, nurturing and attention he needs from his mother. I see the...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    some think because God answers our prayers we are exempt from trials and tribulation ,,this is not so ,just the opposite ,,,we are in a battle with dark forces ,, just...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Dec 12

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    I've spent the last eight years under submission, under depression, under suicidal actions that almost cost my life or at least could have if I didn't ask the assistance of a...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I am sad i just found out my dad would rather go see this girls he supposably loves yet ive never met that is in mexico than be with me for my birthday :'( and i hate that i acted...
    Nikkie28 Nikkie28 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Just when I'm finally starting to cope with the pain , something else happens and it's like a stab in the chest
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 22 mins ago

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    Sadness hits me again. I told myself not to do this, to not bring myself down. Yet I did it again. It's been a while ago since I had it this bad. And I just keep myself sad with...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 54 mins ago

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    Today i bought my son a sweat shirt. We were passing by an isle that had a whole bunch of Hurley sweat shirts on sale. So, I pulled him off to the side and asked him if he like...
    jenihere jenihere 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    I've been feeling sad lately, and I have no one to talk to about it... that's all I really want, is for someone to be there for me when I need them the most.
    Huffers420 Huffers420 13-15, F 49 mins ago

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    Ever since i was a child i always noticed things that were saddening. No matter if others noticed it they would always move on as if it had never occurred. I couldn't fathom the...
    CuriousCausality CuriousCausality 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    Ok..this is my story.. i dont know why my life is like this.. they doesnt understand me.. My parents love me but... it is started when i am 13 yrs old.. idk what world going on...
    bhetsky bhetsky 13-15, F Dec 5

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    I wish I could say this to some people. Whenever I'm feeling down, people automatically try to stitch me up and make me happy again. While the care and effort is appreciated...
    nowimawarrior nowimawarrior 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    You don’t ever have to apologize for feeling sad. You aren’t being too sensitive. You aren’t imagining things or being overdramatic. You’re being true to yourself by...
    Tonia248 Tonia248 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A desire to belong (free verse) I feel so alone. At home and away At a coffee show and on the streets I wish I was dead, but I am so scared Scared to take my life, will I succeed...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Dec 1

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    When I was 9, I saw something scary, and I'm 14 right now, so this happened 5 years ago, anyways when I got up at 3:43 AM, what I saw, was thus, and I'm not even sure on whether...
    Darkness11111 Darkness11111 26-30, F Dec 11

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    There are 5 things that are important in life which is timing,understanding, believing, reminding and reflecting! Timing well good things happen to those who wait! This is very...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I am saddened by the death of Philip Hughes and what happened at Ferguson.I know it is not something that took place in my country .I may not know all the incidents but it is...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Yes I cry. Yes I feel sorry for myself. Yes I say I don't no how I can cope anymore. Yes I'm sad. NO I AM NOT DEPRESSED! I don't need medical help. I just need to be heard and...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    This ADD has just been driving me mad. I cannot begin to explain how much it depresses me that I just can't have a normally functioning brain with a sane mind. Is it too much to...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Have you ever had one of those days where you just felt extremely sad? You see that you are not where you are in your life and realize that you really haven't accomplished anything...
    trina1012000 trina1012000 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I don't cry when I'm with people. During very sad scenes it's sometimes hard and my eyes water haha. But when I'm alone in my room and watching something that's just a tiny bit sad...
    rebeccaeyt rebeccaeyt 16-17, F Nov 26

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    Say something, I'm giving up on you I'll be the one, if you want me to Anywhere, I would've followed you Say something, I'm giving up on you And I am feeling so small It was over...
    Hjmm26 Hjmm26 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    went to court today....i was there and my ex was there....something happened today that was totally unexpected, the judge let him go home which is means to be happy right? it is...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think I'm fine not talking to him, then I get into bed, then I start thinking and thinking, I know I'm going to break, so I pick up my phone and text him, something simple, like...
    melodyfey melodyfey 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I wished i could have posted pictures of destruction of what happened yesterday in peshawar school attack. My eyes are weeping,my heart is sinking.so disturbing to see a mother...
    certifiednaughtyness certifiednaughtyness 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm never the one to show sadness to anyone because I feel like it would be a burden to others. So I always make jokes and laugh to cover up when I'm feeling sad. I find it easier...
    Catina25 Catina25 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I am a Muslim. I am proud to be a Muslim. And I think that the idea that some people have about Islam is really twisted. Even many Muslims have got it all wrong. For example, the...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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