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    Mirror of the sun Like the sun,

    you are always there. Your luminescence shines, no matter what you wear. Your pull controls, the greatest of waves. You are beautiful, in every stage. When I look, deep into your eyes. You see, right through me I cannot hide. You inspire me, to do great things. When I listen...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 25

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    leticiaventura leticiaventura 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I am different to a lot of people I know,

    because I don't want to just vegetate and survive - go to work, go home, eat, sleep etc - and I'm not interested in status symbols, marriage, children or settling down. I want to live my life like a beautiful adventure or like a work of art. I want to travel, I want to make...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 10, 2015

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    Wizardddddddd Wizardddddddd 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Hidden beneath My life

    once was fun, or at least that's what I thought…… The truth is, in a tangled web was I caught. Half truths and lies, ingrained in my brain. That led me to believe, I was winning this game. But as I look back, I have a theory. On why I believe, that life became so dreary. I...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I feel like I'm at a crossroads.

    Nothing significant has changed, but that may be the reason for my discontent. I want things to change. I want to look forward to something, lie awake at night unable to fall asleep because I'm too excited. I haven't felt excited for anything in too long. I feel like I've given...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    The future of the past.

    I have to remember, when I am deep in battle. And the odds are against me, not to get rattled. To stay pure of heart, and clear of mind. When I fight with myself, to myself I am unkind. It is the past, and the future my foes. They remind me, of fear and of time long ago. When...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 20

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    I'm moving away for the better.

    I love my daughter and myself, and want a new beginning for both of us. I will not settle! Taking care of my daughter is #1 and my happiness is #2..they go hand in hand.
    Bxbaby1991 Bxbaby1991 22-25 6 Responses Aug 10, 2015

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone

    love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care, some people just don't care back.I’ve learned-that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.I’ve learned-that no...
    Amagicalmysticalland Amagicalmysticalland 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Life is a precious thing.

    Never be afraid to live it boldly and love unconditionally, because you never know how long you may have with someone. Laugh and smile, hug and dance and live every moment with your heart and soul. Most of all have the courage to be kind.
    j1nx3s j1nx3s 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yesterday, July 16, 2015,

    four United States Marines were shot and killed by a lone gunman, at a naval base in which the Marines were required to be unarmed. The men who lost their lives were: Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, Sgt. Carson A. Holmquist, and Lance Cpl. Squire K...
    JustAnyOtherGirl JustAnyOtherGirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2015

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    Mortal combat What are these feelings?

    From where do they come? It's like a million little things, have piled into one. They build up together, in the dark parts of my mind. And gather their fury, in the parts I am blind. How long has it been? Have I not taken care? My ego tells me lies, it keeps me unaware. It...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I realized **** feelings,

    **** friends, **** enemies , **** whatever brings you down. Just be you and have fun man. I started taking risks in my life , stopped being shy and scared and just went for it. Even though my life isn't complete or even close to what I want I'm slowly beginning to be happy.
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    As many of you already know,

    I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and it leaves you time, sometimes too much of it, to reflect on your life and what really matters. What struck me the most is...
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 16 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    I'm made of rubber your made of glue,

    your harsh comments bounce off me and stick to you.
    j1nx3s j1nx3s 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 6, 2015

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    After reading something I realized

    that my life is a journey of discovering my true desires, and my real limits .
    getgoodfeeling getgoodfeeling 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Does anyone know how to begin work in

    blacksmithing? It's not something that I want to do as a career, but I've always been interested in old style blacksmithing. I just don't know enough about it to know where to begin. :/
    Adaidh Adaidh 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Thoreau

    I've always loved Thoreau's writings, and in particular Walden is my favorite. One of my treasured passages and one that I've quoted at different stages of my life comes from the second chapter. "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only...
    TransparentEyeball TransparentEyeball 36-40, M 7 Responses Jun 19, 2007

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with

    people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to hold my car. I want to stay at home more and do my own thing but I'm disconnected from it.
    freefalling123 freefalling123 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2015

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    ...**** happens .-. .

    ......................
    Fool1233 Fool1233 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm doing just that. I decided ten years ago to

    live my life as if each day was my last day. I am checking one adventure off of my bucket list next week, skydiving.
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 2 Responses Jan 28

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      This is my story in short.

    A few months back I decided to drastically change my life. After my 7 year relationship ended and a friend of mine committed suicide - I made the decision to STOP waiting for real life to begin and pursue my dream. So, I left my corporate marketing job in Paris, packed my bags...
    mstenvinkel mstenvinkel 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 9, 2015

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    bambi456 bambi456 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    If life is truly given to us just

    once and after that there's nothing only black emptiness in which our whole essence disappear.... Then shouldn't we use this gift of life wisely? Appreciate it and get the best we can out of it ? Why are we so consumed by other people , parents , society opinions.... Why we...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 70+ 3 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    There's a difference between surviving

    and living. I was the type of girl who would walk with her head bowed in the hallway, going straight to class without stopping to "chat" or "catch up" or "hang out" with others. I didn't willingly engage in human interaction, and perhaps I made good grades. Perhaps I did well on...
    songwrxter songwrxter 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    Nobody ever had life easy,

    we all go through struggles that shape us and change us. At times our losses may be far more than our gains, we may start looking at others who seem to have it better than us with envy and hate not knowing what they gone through or what they have lost in return of that gain.
    FierceFox FierceFox 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    i was a medic in the Air Force.

    I was in for 61/2 yrs. I had good times and bad but mostly good and I would not trade this experience for anything in the world.
    Christine5377 Christine5377 61-65 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Maglia Maglia 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    Feelings About My Journey Through Life With Autism.

    Hello everyone, I'm Erin. I am 19 turning 20 this year and I finally got my GED and going onto college and such. I only wanted to say that so you guys could get the gist of what I am doing with my life now. But as we go on with this "story" or whatever, you'll see the depths and...
    erinbk1993x erinbk1993x 22-25 11 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    Well, you live only once.

    .. I think life is too short to waste
    imax70 imax70 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    just trying to figure out what

    that means with this unhealthy body. I do what I can. I fight. I struggle. I rage. I smile. I keep going. but I'm tired. I'm honestly so tired. the setbacks, pain, a broken body it wounds my spirit. I will carry on bravely but once in a while I need the world to know I don't...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm suicidal but I don't want to die.

    .. I've suffered from bipolar depression for almost 6 years now, I've lost so much I've lost my innocence to a monster that raped me, I've lost friends and I've lost hope that everything eventually will be fine. It wont. I just want to be able to live my life to the fullest.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Confusion At times I feel,

    I have let you go. And other times, I feel like I must know. So in my confusion, I check and see. If you have the same, ****** up feelings as me. I never get answers, just become more confused. Sometimes I am angry, but don't know at who. Is it you, or is it me? My mind has to...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 19

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    I just came across a book recently,

    an amazing book I got for about fifty cents somewhere, but it is priceless. And I think it could impact your lives, as well, in a positive enlightened way. It's called Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, M.D. It has four characters in it, two mice called Sniff and...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 19 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    So to this end, I get a phone call from my

    brother yesterday. He had tried to reach me several times during the day but I was at work. We are very close he and I. His tone when we did finally connect made me question what was up. He has had health issues in the past. Yes he also likes to play mind games with me. But to...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 8 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    Changes

    A lot has happened in life since I was last on EP and changes have been happening. To say that I am living in interesting times resonates and some times have been good and some have been not so good, however this is life. I will write about the good as we all have experienced...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 27 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    Well after falling down the stairs

    and damaged my spine mildly and being in a wheelchair I'm on the road to recovery, my back is fine now just can't lift heavy things and I'm back on EP!!! I took a break cos I hurt myself an I also had to distance myself away from a guy who I really wanted. But he didn't seem to...
    Britishblueeyes Britishblueeyes 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2015

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    True To Yourself.

    No matter how old you are there's a lot of temptation in life. Whether it's temptation to have sex, do drugs, or do things for money... They're everywhere.   But there's one temptation everyone always seems to fall for.  And that's the temptation to change yourself for other...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    I am unsure why some people go almost their

    entire life and never experience death, and people like me have had it in our face from an early age. The phone call in the middle of the night or a letter sent home to a young soldiers parents are all things that I have had to experience. My first real taste of loss was when I...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 7 Responses Oct 20, 2015

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    diaperbuster911 diaperbuster911 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I AM A HIV POZ BLK MALE DIAGNOSED IN 1999

    UNDETECTABLE NOW FOR 15 YRS STILL KICKIN IT STRONG. LOOKING FOR A HIV POZ SEXY FEMALE TO BE COME FRIENDS WITH AND POSSIBLY BE SOMETHING MORE IN THE FUTURE. HOLLA IF YOU FEEL ME
    suckherfeet suckherfeet 36-40 1 Response Feb 4

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    "I don't want to get to my death bed healthy

    and with no scratch .... I want to get there full of wounds screaming "what a ride!!!" "
    Ariaspark Ariaspark 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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