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I Will Rise From The Ashes

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    Battlefield!

    O Fortune, like the moon you are changeable, always waxing or waning; hateful life first oppresses and then soothes as fancy takes it; poverty and power it melts them like ice. Fate -- monstrous and empty, you whirling wheel, stand malevolent, well-being is vain and always fades...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    A Comment Story

    I have concluded that I dont need to prove myself to anyone in this world, I will decide what is right or wrong for me, it is not up to others to decide. You are your own authority. I agree that the past makes you who you are, but I have a different view on what that means to...
    krazeeKimberly krazeeKimberly 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    Risen From The Ashes And Flying High Above The Storms

    As the bleeding tear drops fall down her face so softly not all are spent Inside her she cries her silent pleas to an empty wall she wishes this nightmare, this chapter of her life would just end and be deceased It's just too much anguish for her fragile mind to even contemplate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    From Dark Storms Into A Beautiful Rainbow

    Master has changed the way kajira feels about herself.  she is growing more confident about her body image,  she is beautiful because He says she is,  No longer hating her body because of past trauma she is loved because He says she is,  No need to look to any one else...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2012

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    RegrowthSome part of you was missingThe

    completenessYet you still smile throughSome part of you was missingplanted deep in my heartThat part of you grewSome part of me was missingA completenessYet I smile throughSome part of me was missingWithin you it grewAdams rib had found it's new homeTwo hearts beat as oneNo...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M Apr 5, 2014

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    Trial By Fire....

    Like the fabled Phoenix, my life seems to be "trial by fire" but I will always rise from those ashes to begin anew!
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 5 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    ~ I ~ I am of the mermaid kin feeling like

    an alien you looking right at me you looking right through me you listen to my words i talk and say it all from my heart but you don't hear my words , you don't dare put your foot in my world...... alien alien , i feel i am an alien alien............ you will not...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 Feb 18, 2015

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    Reincarnation

    I am a firm believer in past lives and reincarnation so I do not think we ever really die. Yes our physical forms may perish but our spirit always reawakens in another body or another spiritual form.  So in essence we all rise from the ashes of our decayed physical...
    MoonFlower11 MoonFlower11 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    One Day.

    I always say the past makes you who you are. And what you do now will effect your future. I can't say whether I'm such a big idiot or jackass for the decisions that I've made that are affecting me right now as I am typing this down. They are pretty humiliating to admit and I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    So It Is Written, So Shall It Be...

    I will shed this pain and misery when the moment is right and the lesson burned deep within my Soul.  I will walk away from this man who dared think he could cage me, enslave me and treat me as just another doormat.I will hold to my spirit and my sense of self, my personal truth...
    ElvenLady ElvenLady 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    Stronger Than Dirt - Poem

    Stronger Than Dirt I don't like a lost me Even more, others that can lose me  So effortlessly Typing these words Does it matter if they are not seen Or even more, not felt How can we communicate without eyes to see   The hands that types The banter is just...
    OkayBut OkayBut 51-55, M Apr 17, 2010

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    I Made It!

    I unfolded, begin to stretch .... arms out wide .... I stand .... I shake and wipe the dust off of me. I inhale, giving thanks to the Heavens for my new birth of life. I made it! sigh........
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Feb 3, 2011

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    Phoenixrising

    I will rise from the ashes as - being a Scorpio - the Phoenix is one of our symbols,thus it is my birthright!
    MysticShell MysticShell 26-30, F Apr 14, 2010

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    Dirty Feet

    I just hope that when I rise up from the ashes, I'll be able to wash the soot from my feet.
    AaaaaaRGH AaaaaaRGH 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2010

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    I Am The Air The Phoenix Rises In Now!

    I am not trying to play God so settle down there my fren my fren! There is so little that can hold me back now, I have faced enough battles and hardships in life to know that everything I have to face in the future will pass as well. I don't have much to fear and that might be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27, 2011

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    From The Ashes

    My right hand holds matches, my left holds my past, I hope the wind catches, and burns it down fast, I'm gonna step into the fire, with my failures and my shame, and wave good-bye to yesterday, as I dance among the flames,   so don't try to save me now, let the...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 7 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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