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I Think Words Can Heal Or Wound

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    Words

    Words,They can heal,Or wound,Depending,What's said,Ads to effect,Use 'em wisely,That's my advice.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 5, 2011

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    Painful

    Nothing can hurt me more than a few select words. Growing up I was subjected to violence on a daily basis - the bruises healed, the pain subsided from cuts and grazes, hair grew back from where it was pulled out...... but the words rattled constant in my mind reminding me of...
    MementoMori1983 MementoMori1983 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Seeen The Destruction They Bring

    I have for many and many years seen the torment and hurt words have on a person...since counseling people in my early 20 to even now..... the words spoken in anger and trying to control a child, to the way people speak to their husbands and wives...... children say it to other...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Oct 1, 2011

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    Yes

    Words can have a significant effect on people, I know. I was put down verbally at home and school growing up and nearly commited suicide just so it would stop.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    I Have Felt Both

    I know because I have been on both ends, receiving and dishing them out and I know the pain I have caused in moments of anger. Now i simply strive to not have to apologize any more than I really should have to by trying to act accordingly!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 17, 2011

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    Western Washington Weather News Casters (my Minority)

    I'm a person who hates the Clear and Sunny Days. Loves Storms and Winter like conditions of the Weather. Hates Temperatures above 70 degrees. I Dislike ... 'Spring', 'Summer' and 'Early Fall That Still has Mild Summer/Spring Conditions'. As soon as it's fully like 'Winter...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2010

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    I kept thinking of her and how we used to be down The sound of her voice, and the beautiful smell of her hair Though gone physically, somehow it was still there
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Loving can hurt Loving can hurt sometimes But it's the only thing that I know When it gets hard You know it can get hard sometimes It is the only thing that makes us feel alive...
    Greissen Greissen 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Nothing annoys me more than when people put people down and call them stupid for not being good at things such as maths, science and what not, but are really good at drama, music...
    raindropx raindropx 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep tonight Wide awake and so confused Everything's in line But I am bruised I need a voice to echo I need a light to take me home I kinda need a hero Is it you? I never...
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Where words fail, music speaks.
    bug45x bug45x 18-21 2 days ago

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    They have a way of saying things better then you can some times and draw out more of the emotions you feel and you can share that
    paulsmith345 paulsmith345 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I heard this song today and it brought back 100 emotions from the past. "What'll Keep Me Out Of Heaven" I know I shouldn't be here tonight I hardly know this man It's been a long...
    Macy21 Macy21 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Hear the sound  The angels come screaming  Down your voice  I hear you've been bleeding  Make your choice  They say you've been pleading Someone save us  Heaven help us now...
    QuietViolets QuietViolets 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It was because of her, I even deaded all of my freaks She convinced me, to stop hanging out on the streets To stop robbing and stealing, from people like you Instead I took her out...
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Being in love with you seems like a really bad idea. But when I'm not with you I'm wishing I could have you near."
    Th3Ch3shir3Kat Th3Ch3shir3Kat 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    "Oh well, guess beggars can't be choosey." - Monster : Eminem That explains the situation I'm in, can't be complaining about everything. I still need support from my parents.
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    It's shaking the sky and I'm following lightning And I'll recover if you keep me alive Don't leave me behind, can you see me, I'm shining And It's you that I've been waiting to...
    lifeistough123 lifeistough123 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Cause these words are knives that often leave scars. The fear of falling apart. -panic! At the disco
    anon42402 anon42402 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Dreaming comes so easily because its all that i've known True love is a fairytale I'm damaged so how would i know I'm scared and i'm alone i'm ashamed and i need for you to know I...
    Balforzar Balforzar 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Plan b. Cast a light... Lyrics are amazing and the story to... Well worth a listen
    harley1993 harley1993 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Because even though we survived through the struggle that made us We still look at ourselves through the eyes of people that hate us.
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    ...We were in heaven you and I When I lay with you and close my eyes Our fingers touch the sky I'm sorry baby You were the sun and moon to me I'll never get over you, you'll never...
    GorgonCity GorgonCity 26-30, F a week ago

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    My boyfriend and I always used to quote lyrics instead of actually talk to eachother
    time4tea time4tea 13-15, M a week ago

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    wow, now that I really think about it, it can.
    KnightSolaire KnightSolaire 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Umm...its kinda weird but sometimes when a sad song resembles with my situation or my pain...I listen to it while smiling..or u knw...i feel kinda satisfied that I am not the only...
    SunSathiya SunSathiya 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    "People want to hear songs with the words they're afraid to say."
    oHDaily oHDaily 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Sex is a physical act between two (or more) people. All that you can do here is read and type naughty words. What you do with those "naughty" words is up to you. You can feel...
    knightedone1 knightedone1 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    See I'm that cat that used to sit in the back and study Looking for some proof that God loves ugly
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M Jun 22

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    I wish today it will rain all day Maybe that will kinda make the pain go away Trying to forgive you for abandoning me Praying but I think I'm still an angel away Angel away, yeah...
    katiehelmer katiehelmer 36-40, F Jun 21

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    Please, When you look at me tell me what you see, Am I just a pretty face or is it just that we, We werent meant to be? Is there more to me or am I just another pretty face you're...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    "The Lengths" Tell me where you're goin', What is goin' wrong, I felt you leavin', Before you'd even gone, Hold me now, Or never, ever, Hold me again, No more talk, Could take me...
    UnTiLWeBlEeD83 UnTiLWeBlEeD83 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    What says it better..?.. Words, art or music?
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I enjoy listening to music. But when I'm depressed, I usually drown myself into a foreign rock songs so I won't be able to understand the lyrics.
    IchirinNoHana IchirinNoHana 22-25, F Jun 19

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    i love to sing song when i m sad
    evaash evaash 22-25, F Jun 19

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    So many times I think about it. I watch videos 0f girls doing it. I would lie to know, really, could I put a **** in my mouth,, suck it really well, make him happy, make me want...
    mslade mslade 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Very true. You cannot understand something unless you've experienced it first in some way, then you truly have learned gained wisdom!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 18

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    Angel....Wish You Were Here" So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell, blue skies from pain. Can you tell a green field from a cold steel rail? A smile from a veil? Do you...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M Jun 17

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    My heart is hurt You treat me like dirt. Do I turn and walk away or fight again another day. Sometimes you gotta let go. Trust me it hurts I know. But we can't keep. coming back to...
    Darlin1977 Darlin1977 36-40, F Jun 17

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    "Until We Bleed" I'm naked I'm numb I'm stupid I'm staying And if Cupid's got a gun Then he's shootin' Lights black Heads bang You're my drug We live it You're drunk, you need it...
    UnTiLWeBlEeD83 UnTiLWeBlEeD83 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    "You can stay where you at Look at all the damage you did Now I feel so stupid All my friends knew You were playing me for a fool I used to get drunk as **** Trying to forget...
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 17

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