I Try To Speak From The Heart

Stories about being true to your experiences 2,015 People

    brokenheartkid16 brokenheartkid16
    18-21, M
    Jan 5, 2016

    Who will you choose? Your ex you love the most

    or the new person you barely know and still loves another girl?
    notmyownself notmyownself
    22-25, F
    Dec 30, 2015

    You See I Want A Lot

    You See I Want a Lot   by Ranier Maria Rilke You see, I want a lot. Perhaps I want everything: the darkness that comes with every infinite fall and the shivering blaze of every step up. So many live on and want nothing, and are raised to the rank of prince by the slippery ease...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2013

    A Strange Feather

                                                 A Strange Feather                                                     by Hafiz...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2013

    Save Points

    Several times, during the course of my life, I have seen a huge white owl. One time when I was younger, I was on the beach at midnight on a calm moonlight night, with the moon glistening on a calm sea. It was beautiful. I felt a moment of extreme serenity and I looked around and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 20, 2013

    I Love Ranier Maria Rilke's Poetry

    Sonnets to Orpheus, Part Two, XII(translated by Anita Barrows and Joanna Maey)Want the change. Be inspired by the flamewhere everything shines as it disappears.The artist, when sketching, loves nothing so muchas the curve of the body as it turns awayWhat locks itself in sameness...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    Sep 6, 2013

    I want to be known as a genuine person,

    and my heart has endured many hurts to be able to help others
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta
    18-21, F
    Jan 20, 2015

    Some people won't love you,

    no matter what you do and some people won't stop loving you no matter what you do.
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 6, 2016

    somethings broken can never be fixed,

    but those that do... become stronger than they once were.
    iloveblackfire2222 iloveblackfire2222
    16-17, M
    1 Response Dec 29, 2015

    The most beautiful people we have known are

    those who have known defeat, known struggle, known suffering, known loss and have found their way out of depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful...
    funsized1 funsized1
    41-45, F
    Jul 10, 2015

    True To My Experience

    In speaking from the heart, we are as true to our experience as we can solely be.  Writing from the heart, for me, has been a form of spiritual practice.  Connecting with a place deep within and writing from here has helped to open up the world and my emotions to...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 13, 2009

    it comes across as idiotic,

    society standards ruined our youth
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 10, 2015

    Happiness And Sadness.

    People tell me no one ever said life was going to be fair. But then I think to myself yes…but no one ever said life was going to be unfair.But then again, I understand that life needs that balance. Because we would not know happiness without the sadness. I think that is why we...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 30, 2011

    I try to speak from my heart

    and I really wish to have someone to feel what I say, not only hear my words. I have had these chances several times in my lives and the feeling when having someone with you and you both feel a hamony in your souls are so amazing and you will neber want to forget.
    Anighttrain Anighttrain
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 30, 2015

    I am I and you are you whatever we are to each

    other our hearts know. I speak to your heart ,every moment I crave for your touch. Knowing Impossible cant be made possible still why heart demands? It wants to listen to you ..the old familiar talks when you used to call me by my name, used to speak to me in the easy way with...
    winterfall winterfall
    Oct 24, 2014

    It changed me and I will never be the same.

    I am grateful for that even though it's hurt like hell.
    deleted deleted
    May 1, 2015


    There is a poem “Kindness” by Naomi Shihab Nye that moves me every time I read it. I only discovered this poem in the last month, yet I doubt the wonder of her words will wear off any time soon.Before you know what kindness really isYou must lose things,Feel the future...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Aug 29, 2013

    Love After Love

    by Derek WalcottThe time will comewhen, with elation,You will greet yourself arrivingAt your own Door, in your own mirror,and each will smile at the other's welcome.And say, sit here, Eat.You will love again the stranger who was your self.Give wine. Give bread. Give back your...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2013

    there is a place in my heart

    where you live. where your perfect smile outshines the sun. a place where i can reach out and brush the hair from your warm brown eyes. where i can feel the soft skin of your cheek against mine as i hold you tight. your warmth sinks into my soul, keeping it alive. a place...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    May 9, 2015

    I Love Mary Oliver's Poetry!

    The JourneyBy Mary OliverOne day you finally knewwhat you had to do, and began,though the voices around youkept shoutingtheir bad advice—though the whole housebegan to trembleand you felt the old tugat your ankles“Mend my life!”each voice cried.But you didn’t stop.You...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    Sep 6, 2013

    ~life Is A Gift~ (sharing A Beautiful Poem....) (copy)

    LIFE IS A GIFT   Life..... from day to day we breathe, we eat, we worry, we argue, we rush, we care, we help and we love Life.... was given to us from above, and we emerge from...
    Raindrop000 Raindrop000
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 18, 2010

    "Time To Move On"

    I feel so broken, sad and blue usually, it's because of you. The thinks you say, will remain long after this dreadful day. I shall never forget the way you acted, you care not, the lives you have impacted. You can use me now, and think all is free, but when I am gone, someday you...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 30, 2011

    Advice For Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

    Advice For Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One Sweety the best way is to allow yourself to feel any emotions that arise, do not rush yourself to feel better soon, and make sure to fill your time with positive activities even if you dont feel like it. Excersise and moving and...
    RavensHeart RavensHeart
    36-40, F
    Jan 18, 2013

    Not from the heart but the soul.

    I consider I lost my heart so so "long" ago...it got crashed,burnt into ashes and ashes blown away.Sometimes It seems to get an invisible shape with the love and care friends gives me...in an attempt to build a thin veil..but always ends bursting and emptiness again. I am capable...
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Jul 16, 2014

    I don't mind having the occasional heart

    or heart talks, but I have a tendency to put my heart on every letter, every word, etc. I'm learning and growing every day, but this can be extremely irritating.
    RosenFlight RosenFlight
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2016

    I fall, I rise, I make mistakes,

    I live and learn. I'm human, not perfect. I've been hurt but im alive. Think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy and to chase the things you love. Sometimes there is sadness in the journey, but there is also a lot of beauty. We must...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    You may be hopeless & in depths of despair.

    But never wish for death to end your misery. Trials are to get you closer to the Almighty not break you
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2016

    From The Heart~

    I worry about young EP women. I see so many posts on EP from young women that break my heart. Perhaps a huge part of what they are writing is pure drama for the sake of being dramatic alone, but, still, it is concerning to me. So many young women post things like "I don't want...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    my mind had a voice for all these years,

    its time my heart had a turn. I didn't know it was silent. I didn't know anything was missing. allowing my heart to speak up has been like seeing for the first time, or learning to walk on my weak wobbly legs. it's difficult, exciting, amazing, and overwhelming. See what your...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    41-45, F
    Feb 14, 2016

    Ellen Bass Rocks!

    In my opinion, this is one of the most sensuous, loving and achingly connected poems ever written. GATE C22 by Ellen Bass At gate C22 in the Portland airport a man in a broad-band leather hat kissed a woman arriving from Orange County. They kissed and kissed and kissed. Long...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2013
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil
    26-30, M
    Jan 3, 2016
    girlcandy1973 girlcandy1973
    41-45, F
    Apr 1, 2015

    The Door

    The Door By Jane Hirshfield A note waterfalls steadily through us,  just below hearing.    Or this early light  streaming through dusty glass:  what enters, enters like that,  unstoppable gift.   And yet there is also the other,   the breath-space held between any call...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2013

    Out of habit Until hurt Since

    that makes me retaliatory
    OddButResilient OddButResilient
    46-50, M
    Feb 10, 2016

    My Heart Has Opened. Finally!

    For years and years i was stuck in a rut of self pity, i could not give anyone the time of day let alone say nice or kind words to people. About 2 years ago i decided enough was enough and i started to change my thoughts, the way i saw people, (If i saw someone happy i would go...
    Angeleyes777 Angeleyes777
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 16, 2009

    From My Heart...

    With your magic charm you enticed me I lost my own heart, fell in love with you deeply, with each drop of my blood loved you truly. But one night changed my life It was a shocking night, some revelation night. That night, I was unable to sleep. I can't really explain to anyone...
    winterfall winterfall
    Dec 3, 2013

    Speaking From The Heart

    I once read, " out of the abundance of the heart does the mouth speak.".. since then I try very carefully how I speak to others, speak to my daughters, and speak to myself.....words can be and are often weapons, ....can be ointment on a wound.......variety of other things...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53
    56-60, M
    Mar 13, 2010

    Even though I'm insecure it's better to me

    than not. I'm a person of integrity even when people still put on a charade. I like to communicate authentically. They can do as they please and I will still be me... People that hide their true thoughts or lie are phony or scared. I find freedom and expressing what I really...
    toniyl toniyl
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2015
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