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I Still See the World In Childlike Wonder

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    Child Inside

    i beleive, ive never grown up that some where there is the child in me that never got a good start in life that still years for love from her mother. but never seems to receive it. so i play child by diong the silly things i  never really got to do early on in life. i joke...
    zophia zophia 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    Second Childhood

    Having my children has allowed me to do the things I never got to do as a child and has taught me so much about how to play, have fun, and learn about the world over again through the eyes of a child.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 3, 2009

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    Oh, Dirt Is So Delicious!!!!

    Yup. Can't get over the taste. My brother says there's so much earth in my stomach i could make a plant grow there:D I try to keep that innocent part if childhood, specially in a world like this.
    sayonaranow sayonaranow 18-21, F Feb 5, 2013

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    Shouldn't We All?

    I have a friend who is always happy, never upset or stressed over anything.  When I asked her a while back what her secret was, I didn't realize at the time that she was right.  She told me to blow bubbles and watch butterflies.  Now granted, I love animals and...
    kelly816 kelly816 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Simplicity

    I remember watching Narnia, when Lucy stepped out from the wardrobe into virgin snow. Her eyes were wide, as a smile crept upon her tiny mouth. Her mind ran wild with the images before her. The simplicity of what she saw was like a dream. The colours more vibrant, the sounds...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    Maybe Childlike ..... But Never Simple

    Hmm okay , the other day I was as usual sitting and talking and laughing and giggling about something . One of my friends stopped looked at me smiling and said , You know Angel you still look at life like a little kid ! It took me by surprise for a moment and to be honest...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    I'm That Little Angel

    Sometimes... I'm that little angel Seeking enjoyment of jokes and laughter They are silly, innocent, or bold Waiting in every gesture, tenderness Sometimes...  I'm that little angel With an eternal, sweet and penetrating glance Shyly smiling, giggling, living in the world that's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    "i Stood Bewitched..."

    When I was young, probably far younger than you'd expect, I was assigned to read an excerpt from the auto-biography of Mark Twain "Life on the Mississippi" as part of my English class. That story gave me a deep-seated sense of worry. You can read it yourself if you like it...
    ShivaHenryShekaria ShivaHenryShekaria 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    Always have, always will As many of you may

    or may not know, I have a mental disability known as Asperger's. Due to this, I grow slower than most when it comes to social expectations. A lot of the same television shows I watched as a child I still enjoy watching. I don't get involved in politics very much because of all...
    warriormaiden17 warriormaiden17 18-21, F Jan 3, 2014

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    It's All Beautiful Illusions

    Did you know that if you really look you can tell that the light from outside is bluer than light from artificial lights? And that your eye level actually never changed even when you change your hight by crouching, because the scenery around you is moving relative to you? Did you...
    4Daereen 4Daereen 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2010

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    Oh.... Pretties

    Walking my river bank, I become a child again....Looky here at all the pretty rocks and shells. Squatting down to get a closer view... looking at each pretty colored stone... picking them up and placing them in my cup....taking them home. Life is good!! *smile*
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    Child Inside

    i beleive, ive never grown up that some where there is the child in me that never got a good start in life that still years for love from her mother. but never seems to receive it. so i play child by diong the silly things i  never really got to do early on in life. i joke...
    zophia zophia 46-50, F Aug 31, 2009

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    Don't Count The Deads!!!!!live As Infants.....

    I see the world is now not the same old as I used to see .It is much big today..It is not really what it really used to be.....Things have changed all around....There have been many events that could have outnumbered in the tunes of the eventual   and uncanny life . Every...
    smokycup smokycup 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    Today...

    My mother's best friend and family friend, Mr. Bernard, dropped by to take me to my therapy session today. Afterward, my mother wanted to stop by a store to pick up some things, before we headed for my favorite local diner. While she was in the store, Mr. Bernard did his thing of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 19, 2009

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    Return To Innocence

    I'll admit that much of the time I'm stuck in the mud of adulthood.  But then there comes that moment of wonder, a moment that freezes me in my tracks and leaves me with an astonished smile on my face.I saw a blue heron today.  Seeing it, and identifying it as it flew over me...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    A Lustful Life Is A Life Lacking Luster

    I want to focus on an aspect of life that is paralyzed by addiction–that is, a subtle aspect of joy. It’s not that an addict can NEVER find joy. There are moments. But, I’ve found something returning to my life that I didn’t even realize had gone. The best way I can...
    gandjwhite gandjwhite 31-35 Feb 11, 2013

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    I Try To

    Never had much of a childhood and the real world is really scary. So I try to stay innocent. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Nov 15, 2009

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    Kurtis, Designer Sarees And Salwar Kameez Latest Collection With Cheapest Price

    In India, the fashion and textile designers have high-level Saree and more like fashion bridal saree party wear saris and Bollywood. If we're talking novels, women are then strongly on television series, embroidered used heavy Saris for the actress. Then the designer Sari is...
    ewebplace ewebplace 26-30, F Aug 13, 2013

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    Born Yesterday

    I used to feel like I was an old soul - people always used to say that to me.   I'm not  sure what caused the change - but - little by little, the little girl took over me ......and it gets mmore intense all the time....where I feel like I wasn't born yeasterday - but...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 2 Responses May 19, 2009

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    sometimes i wonder how people see the world especially the richest men in the world i wonder if they see the world as a playground coz they got all they need and still have excess
    darnay321 darnay321 16-17, M Apr 11

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    Our real home is in Heaven, but the earth is all of our second home and I think that when God places us back here to do his will it's still his world and we should take care of it...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I will write you a letter here, every day. My hand written letter I will keep until I see you again. I have to see you again. He can stop me from all "physical" contact but my...
    Unchanged Unchanged 31-35, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had this some kind of talent when i was a boy that I can see ghosts.. Comment if you had the same or similar experiences as I had. I used to see this man-shaped shadow, holding...
    JJJamesss JJJamesss 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I often wonder about what it would be like to have a silent heart, to have a motionless chest. I often wonder what it will be like when my muscles stiffen, and become still, never...
    Greyeyess Greyeyess 18-21 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    As a young boy and only child, my son had separation anxieties. He was shy, had a hard time blending with other kids. He was sensitive. He took reprimands very seriously. I...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I still fixate my life around this thought and find myself asking this a lot of times per day. It sometimes distracts me from my studies and removes focus from anything but it...
    MisfitSteevo MisfitSteevo 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    Why war makes americans unite. We bite each other between wars. We battle each other. We let wealth buy politicians. And pay less taxes. Until a world war. Or a...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have a friend, or had a friend. He committed suicide just recently, Idk why he did it. He seemed fine when he was with us. It's pretty crazy whenever I think about it.
    citysquare citysquare 22-25, M 7 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    As a child, I based my ideas of how friends and romantic partners should be on how they were in books. I still haven't quite managed to shake this idea yet...but yes, I do think we...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I Love, Love, Love to see the older couples hold hands, and live for and love one another. This is the ideal way to life. I know there are some people in my neighborhood that I am...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I would love to buy the world some love and spread it all around. In every little corner of this vast and beautiful place we call Earth. If we took a moment to show we care...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Life. L-I-F-E. A word consisting of four letters. What does it really mean? I am asking the question. I really don't know the answer. I'm old enough to know what life is all about...
    Piscesrose Piscesrose 51-55, F 14 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    For as long as I can remember I've always been treated as an outsider. Growing up I had anger management so it was always hard to make let alone have friends... I'm 17 and am still...
    supersonic098 supersonic098 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    My parents used corporal punishment often while raising me all the way up until I was 18 and joined the military. I am 24 now and I realize that the way I was raised is detrimental...
    lc225 lc225 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    How long has it been? A day, a week, a month, a year or two? It does not matter. What does is the wonderful time we had together. The endless days and nights i could wrap my arms...
    WGKhaos WGKhaos 18-21, M Apr 15

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    Seriously... do you ever just wonder "Why am I still breathing?" What's the point of having a life if you're always miserable... why am I here in the first place?? I feel like such...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I wonder if rapists ever see their victims as human beings like them. Their animalistic urge seem to shut down all other mental functions and abuse their fellow being even at the...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 day ago

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    I Wonder if I've ever walked last my one true love on the streets..
    heardherwhispering heardherwhispering 16-17, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    There was a guy. 2012, Christmas, we met traveling. There was an instant connection. We were both surprised at the similarities. Four days. That's how long I was with him...
    trying2smile trying2smile 22-25, F Mar 27

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