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I Write Down My Dreams

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    Best Way To Start The Day.

    I've been doing this for almost a year, at this point. It feels so good to wake up with dream sludge dripping into my waking life, and to then overcome the urge to just slip back into oblivion, grab my dream journal, and write down as much as I can. Any day that starts like this...
    trashbag trashbag 22-25, F Jan 25, 2012

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    Story Ideas

    Since I have such weird dreams, I figured that they are fantastic source of ideas. And the best thing I'm only ripping off myself by using my dreams in my stories. It's a total win/win!It also makes for some interesting reading I look back and read some old dreams of mine.
    IdleTraveller IdleTraveller 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    ElevenLiu11 ElevenLiu11 26-30, F Feb 10

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    Dreams

    i love to write down my dreams and figure out what my subconscious is trying to tell me, most of the time it actually fits with what i have going on in my life.
    ForeverNotMaybe ForeverNotMaybe 16-17, F Feb 18, 2012

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    Although I Don't Know Their Meanings....

      My dreams have always had various elements that have confused me such as plaid pumpkins, overflooding river systems and a bunch of color. And although I haven't gotten to a point where they are nightmares for the most part, they do get me wondering what my unconscious...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 5 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I Write Down My Dreams

    Every time I can, I write down what I can remember from the previous night's dream. To often I'm not able to remember what happened, and when I look at what I've written down before I'll remark, "I actually dreamed of that?! Word." One dream, tidbit, I think about often is...
    darkarts101 darkarts101 31-35, M Jun 2, 2013

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    Every time I write my dreams down,

    or read them to myself I feel so heavy like I feel this dark heavy presence in me. My dreams are really weird and inoccent but when I write them down I feel so depressed even though I have nothing to be deppresed about. Is this just me or others feel the same way ? Idk what's...
    xomim xomim 18-21, F Jan 25, 2014

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    Living Out A Dream In A Dream

    I have always always always dreamt of being the captain of a sail boat. this dream brings me thousands of miles south of where i live in reality.I was down in the carribian islands standing on this beautiful white and blue detailed dock, hands in my white dress pants, eyes...
    jakedouble8ch jakedouble8ch 16-17, M Feb 20, 2011

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    Well I Just Wrote Out One For You Guys

    haha- i am so embarrassed i thought we share our dreams in this group.oh well so yeah i write down dreams sometimes-like the one in the carribean its embarrasing.and i try to make sense of it but it makes no sensedoesn anyone have input?
    jakedouble8ch jakedouble8ch 16-17, M Feb 20, 2011

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    I fall asleep without switching off my light around 2am; woke up around 4am++, I went on reading articles online; slept back around 6am and literally have to wake up on 7am causes...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    It wasn't love. We barely knew each other's hearts but we were infatuated with one another. The sex was like no other and that's all we knew. We spoke of love more often than most...
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    I Have Seen A Lot. I have seen a lot in all my years, I have seen both life and death. Sometimes life just moved so fast, I scarcely caught my breath. I have seen the sun in...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 7 Responses Feb 18

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    Stability of mass austerity 334). 1st February, 1979. Thursday. Late night dream: I had gone to the residence of Sri Sushil Bandyopadhyaya, an old devotee of...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have to write. It's like a nervous energy that pushes me around. I go through periods where everything seems poetic and I want to capture that moment and paint it into...
    DeepCee DeepCee 46-50, M 32 mins ago

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    Prairie Dreams: Memories I grew up in a small town on the Alberta prairie. The Welcome To and Come Back Soon signs were on the same post. They rolled the sidewalks up promptly at...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm going to write a poem in italian can't wait to do it and see how it looks
    Storyguy007 Storyguy007 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Riddle me this , there once was a boy , he looked at the sky and wondered what the clouds were made of . He asked his mother , she said , son there is nothing but hopes and...
    ImNotRice ImNotRice 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    There have been occasions when I have gone weeks - months, not dreaming, but I am no stranger to vivid dreams. I moved back to my home town almost 3 weeks ago and since I've...
    LoveLikeThat LoveLikeThat 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Was tired of being sad,can barely stand Tired of getting mad of hiding my deppression as I forced smiles and pretend to laugh behide torn skin wore my scars as a protective mask...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Suicide What It's Really Like For Us You Left Behind You say you don't care You say you've had enough You think how can this be fair How can you be stuck in this ugly rut What you...
    marshmel marshmel 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have a small question for all of you. Who do you think you are? I know who I am. I'm a... Dreamchaser. Yes. I am a dreamchaser. In other people's perception, I'm a person...
    skidzchannel13 skidzchannel13 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    So I thought about it and figured I should write a rap song. This one I'm really proud of because I think I got my message across. Well tell me your favorite verse after! I wrote...
    skidzchannel13 skidzchannel13 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 29

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    The Song I start to listen to you and realize It's been a long time, quite awhile Since I've heard someone so good In fact, you might be better Than any song I was ever aware of...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    the beast attacks as its oft to do the darkness with it brings sucking life from all in its path unfurling its damaging wings upon these wings it bears all ills to drop upon those...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dreams...its all i got to escape the world , and return to my own Even then darkness is shown at fully grown, But yet light still shines, for it will always fight, climbing its...
    iankrakewski iankrakewski 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    3 different types. either depression related (so like nightmares, very dark and violent normally) future dreams (when i dream something nd a year or so later it happens) or...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I have vivid real life dreams so much that I can't even tell when I'm dreaming anymore. As soon as I lay down I can imagine something and then my dreams will start. Once I was...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love creative writing and want to share short stories with everyone- if you want to read them, they are not novels just short pieces :) This story starts quite sad, and isn't my...
    XdreamingofparadiseX XdreamingofparadiseX 13-15, F Feb 7

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    "Tara" There's a ghost inside the mirror staring back into your eyes. What exactly brought you here? It's a wonder how time flies. Have you ever traveled back in time to the day...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Last night I had a really weird dream again. So I lived in this world where when we were born, humans would get possessed by ghosts. (Sort of like in Elements Of Insanity) The...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    One Lost Man All of his dreams are shattered and all of his hopes are destroyed… He asked himself what is this life? why am I here? Along with a sigh he told himself i...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    One of my hobbies is writing movie reviews online. What I find interesting, after writing a review, is the number of thumbs up or down they get. I have a few theories about this in...
    paclark paclark 31-35 Jan 28

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    Other dreams I have are ones of the future. I'm riding in a bus with a bunch of other people. We all have something in common. I sense it's Christianity. Looking out the window, I...
    jboolie jboolie 41-45, F Feb 11

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    famous rapper to get my dreams rolling. my goal is the movies. I like music but making movies is like a fantasy to me. I want to write and produce my own films. I have a lot of...
    jarae jarae 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    "Lifeless Life" Lifeless life sits on the shelf where dreams and schemes and knowledge dwell to provide some respite for ones self a billion squared of stories to tell Kings and...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    When I Turn Out The Lights My eyes are so tired I can't sleep at night I see your face in my dreams When I turn out the lights Zombiefied days Are on the horizon You know my...
    marshmel marshmel 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Nature of Dreams With sullen sweet desire, My dreams hide beneath, Frighten an fragile, I protect it's childish soul, Held tight by my icy lungs, Where frozen blizzards blow, My...
    TwistedArtist TwistedArtist 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been having more weird dreams still. I had this dream where I was in the Mario world, and I was in this cage on this rock, and this person my mind identified as "God" told me...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F Jan 30

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    Usually dreams are just dreams to me, but this one was more. I wasn't even fully asleep yet when I had a "visitor" come to me. First, he laid behind me and "snuggled" with me, his...
    jboolie jboolie 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Its been a long since i had to write in here..! I like writing, writing for me is a way of expressing my feelings, sometimes is hard to speak for how u feel, u know? and sometimes...
    insomniadreamer insomniadreamer 22-25, F Feb 12

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    So I'd really like to begin this post by letting you all know that I haven't actually had an actual nightmare for the last 3 years of my life. Yes, that is highly unusual but I...
    TheCasualChick TheCasualChick 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am counting down the days till I relapse again!!! 😥
    shaybaby26 shaybaby26 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Indication of new phase 331). 23rd January, 1979. Tuesday, Place: Ghatshila . Early morning dream: The news came to me that Jibankrishna had come. It was morning...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Feb 8

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    Another weird dream... I have so many of them but usually don't document them. Today I had a dream about my cat that died 15 years ago and there have been a lot of dreams about him...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I have these haunting reoccurring dreams. I do not remember my dreams except for the ones that end this way. Some nights I have the same dream consecutively, other times it's a...
    tabX07 tabX07 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I started writing when I was 10. I've written on and off since then. And even when I'm not writing, the plots drift in and out of my thoughts. I've only finished a few books. Only...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12

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