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I Want to Know Why You Write

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    I Write So I Can Breath

    I know that probably sounds stupid and that it most likely doesn't make any sense, but that doesn't matter, I write so I can breath. There are so many things going on in my head: so many thoughts, emotions, memories, voices, that sometimes i just feel like i can't breath, so I...
    imdisappearing imdisappearing 22-25, F Apr 9, 2012

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    I Write Because

    I write for the catharsis of writing.  The feeling that what has been bothering me is no longer weighing on my heart adn is encapsulated within the page is reason enough for me ot write.  I also have a great love for the art of writing, reading a well written narrative...
    wordsmith85 wordsmith85 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Its The True Me

    It helps me deal with my inner demons and my true likes and dislikes.
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2010

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    I'm A Slave.

    Why do I write? Honestly, I simply can't stop. I get this scene in my head, a dark knight off on his stallion to murder his brother. BOOM! Right there, it sparks my fingers to scribble down theses words of perfection. It's like my mind has a mind of it's own, it sees what it...
    Hayley19 Hayley19 16-17 Jul 6, 2012

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    Nonjudgemental

    I write because, unlike people, my journal is utterly unjudgemental.  Unlike people, my journal will never tell me I'm being stupid.  It will never tell me to shut up whining, or that other folks have it way worse than me.  It will never storm off in a huff and...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    Because...

    Writing excersizes my cognitive, gives me a chance to really say what I feel or how I think or my views or a opinions as compared to talking doesn't for me. I have a hard time expressing myself through speech and I actually don't speak correctly. That could all be in my head, but...
    Neur0ticism Neur0ticism 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    Why I Write

    I write because it sets me free. When I was in the second grade, my teacher who later moved up and became my 6Th, 7Th, and 8Th grade teacher introduced me to it. She made it so fun and so imaginative, like I could do anything with words if I put my mind to it. I began having...
    ThinkingIsBeautiful ThinkingIsBeautiful 26-30, F Apr 7, 2012

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    It Frees My Soul

    I write because I love the writing, because I feel well, one, two, three, several words, poems, phrases and texts. I need words that can help me to find the space between my thoughts and feelings. It transports me to my world of imagination and dreams...dreams that come from my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    I Write Because...

     it makes sense. The words flow. Paper to pen, this combination holds endless possibilities for me. Love, Anger, Angst, Happiness,Confusion,Blessings, and Nature are all the things I'm about and I know that because i write. Its a gift from God and i don't intend to waste...
    DaniDee DaniDee 18-21, F Aug 3, 2009

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    It Is a Gift...

    I write because it is part of who and what I am here for, during this lifetime.  It is our responsibility to allow ourselves to be a "voice" for those who cannot or will not speak for themselves.  Did you ever wonder why an idea pops into your mind and will...
    drdonnie drdonnie 61-65 Aug 3, 2009

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    Writing

    i write because i have trouble expressing myself trough words even thought my inglish may not be perfect and i may not have the correct nouns or pronuns writing is an instrument of speakin too me when i talk things i do not mean start comming out making me spend my whole day with...
    twiligth2013 twiligth2013 16-17, F Jan 6, 2013

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    To Make Sense Of My Chaotic Mind

    I'm serious.  I am probably one of the most random people that one could ever meet.  You wouldn't know it, though, if you were to meet me, as I'm usually that quiet, anti-social girl sitting apart from a small group. So I write in order to try and analyze exactly why I...
    Sixband Sixband 22-25, F Dec 7, 2010

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    Why I Write

    When I write, I’m at home with myself.  Sometimes when I’m out in the world going through the motions of living, I feel like I’m schizophrenic, like I’m multiple people or that I need to be, to please those around me.  When I write, It’s...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    I Write

     I write to let out all the things that are bothering me. And when I read about the things I write, it doesn't seem that confusing anymore and I can make sense, if not understand it. Also, writing is very liberating. 
    rockpaperscissor rockpaperscissor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    I Write Because...

     it makes sense. The words flow. Paper to pen, this combination holds endless possibilities for me. Love, Anger, Angst, Happiness,Confusion,Blessings, and Nature are all the things I'm about and I know that because i write. Its a gift from God and i don't intend to waste...
    DaniDee DaniDee 18-21, F Aug 3, 2009

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    Why I Write...

    It can be summed up in five words: It makes me feel alive.
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Jul 17, 2008

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    For Therapy!

    I am bipolar with manic depression thrown in for good measure. The only postitive aspect is that I'm very creative, so writing is my outlet for all the manic that goes on in my head. But the downside is that if I'm not being creative, I get very destructive...so I try to keep...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I Am Me

    Writing gives me the opportunity to drop all of the masks and cloaks and everything that I've been carrying around with me the entire life. Writing is just me and a piece of paper or me and a computer screen channeling my emotions through a pen or a keyboard. When I write I can...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    Okay, this going to be a short rant again. What's new? I have written about what...10 stories now? And I think if any of you have taken the time to read them (I know they are very...
    gilliian gilliian 36-40, M 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I am a traveler straying from my path but I have come to You several times . Do you recognize me? My heart tells me I know you, yes I know you, but do you look into my eyes when...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 19 hrs ago

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    It's not that I'm not happy with my life, I have great friends and family, but I truly do not understand why I exist. I don't know why anyone on this planet exists. Why should I...
    sociallyunacceptable sociallyunacceptable 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    you need to find the person who you can love every day without doubt,every day love each other more and more,touch each others,help each others,you can find it,if that's what makes...
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    was it something I posted? or do you just add everyone that leaves a comment?
    rickfreeman15 rickfreeman15 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i had my stories from one group removed and than i got removed from that group and i don't know why. i had been in the group for like 2 years and then i was removed fr no reason
    mylife1998 mylife1998 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Some Indians from India pretend or seriously don't know that they have Blood relations with some of us in Guyana, Trinidad, and Suriname. As of today, instead of Some Indians...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    .https://instagram.com/p/6N8trHMu_9/ check out my video and let me know what you think haha
    nonamethe2nd nonamethe2nd 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was a rebel!!! lol and all my frenz had already graduated from high school. I had a lil bit of a different upbringing, so i never felt i could really identify with too many ppl...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You think you have problems and that's why you aren't successful? I have less than 15 people in all of my existing family and no distant relatives. My parents are divorced, it's...
    lolilover4 lolilover4 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I know why, because that arrogant bit*h EpAllie, has a stick the size of the eiffel tower up her robotic backside.
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Do you feel my love? Can you feel the blood pulsing thru my veins? Do you know how my heart feels? Touch me. Kiss me. Taste me. Love me. I want to give you everything I can. All...
    cmyk323 cmyk323 36-40, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    I want to know what you are for a person, want to know you, want to know your big, happy family, want to be at least for some days a part of your life.
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I use to have many stories and most got removed. They say its against the policy but from hearing from most people I do not know why the policy is not changed if the majority of...
    cuise cuise 36-40, M a week ago

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    I know about your many profiles n I know it is the same person messaging me from at least 3 profiles, maybe more? im not gonna give up my secrets about exactly "how" i know, ima...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 a week ago

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    I'll make this a short one.. I was 15 when I told my brother that I'm gay and that this one guy had asked me out. (I left this tiny little detail out that the guy was twice my age...
    SuicidalSam SuicidalSam 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Lmfao ok I have a question?? ^~^ why do people post here if they're just going to get mad when someone says no?? Haha I've got blocked and my comment deleted because I said no Cx...
    GrandmamaTemptationCx GrandmamaTemptationCx 70+, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    What You Should Know If You're Going To Play Soccer Are you looking for tips that can help you the soccer field? Have you seen soccer players bust out moves and tricks that you...
    juluz42 juluz42 51-55, M Aug 20

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    Would really like some advice as far as getting more writing done. The obvious answer is just do it I get that. What I would like to here is what method do you use personally and...
    AJ2487 AJ2487 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I want to be a writer. I would like to write the scenes that keeps popping on my mind. I tried to write them but I only got to a one sentence or two because I don't know how to...
    cruXiaL cruXiaL 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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