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I Write Down My Dreams

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    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 3 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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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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    ElevenLiu11 ElevenLiu11 26-30, F Feb 10, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Probably one of the most random and vivid dreams I have ever had! I was part of some kind of space mission, our base was on earth (and resembled a specific COD map) but we could...
    nicolewootten nicolewootten 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Watcher of the Universe {Ode to Existence} I am your infatuation, adulation I am that euphoria, your elation I am your heart bursting with adoration I am your next fix, your...
    UnicornWrath UnicornWrath 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    First world problems: "But my therapist insists I shouldn't see you anymore!" :-P
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Last night, I had a dream that my sister and I robbed a bank in England, made our escape to Scotland. Then fled to Ireland and bought a castle with the money we robbed. Then I...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    As she bathes, he watches... His heart yearns To lend lips To just one single ripple That could kiss, and caress Her beauty. Her undulating contours, Soft and flushed, Like the...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Metastatic Always so independent until the end, Mom, Even your death subscribed to your own wishes. When we knew you were sick, No doubts remaining, a Few of us lucky ones had...
    Madrina81 Madrina81 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The sunset is now just a daring orange flare beyond the treeline. I drive along a back road, 100 miles down the massive levee from home, in the ancient floodplains of the river...
    Madrina81 Madrina81 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    last night I dreamt that I was at a walmart that sold everything, including the employees' lunches and helicopters. I was standing in line and I brought out my pocket knife to open...
    Corick Corick 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    writing down my thoughts keep me sane. helps me understand why I am doing what I am doing.
    dgjf123 dgjf123 26-30, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm often too shy or worried about burdening people to vocalise my thoughts. But I've found keeping a journal to be very therapeutic and helpful at helping me to make sense of...
    thisisjuno thisisjuno 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Echoes of his own voice are the silent sounds of which a lonely man hears and feels, Standing alone in the church as he respectfully kneels, The only shadow he sees is of himself...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    Some time back,I messaged someone here as I was feeling down after a death in the family.I felt sad when he had no time to respond to my request to message him.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Especially thoughts about wanting to end someone's life.
    tobiii12 tobiii12 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    im not good with words. i stutter when im nervous. that's why I write my thoughts most of the time.
    meandmyloudmind meandmyloudmind 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    I've been having dreams where I am left alone at my parents house, because they have to attend a dinner or something and I can't go. I'm currently living in an apartment in a...
    Margarott Margarott 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    I used too but haven't in a while so I'm thinking I should probably start again.
    Tessa95 Tessa95 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I do this so so much I have like tons of just filled up word documents with my intellectual ramblings
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I used to write my thoughts now. I stopped because people in my house would find my journals :( and read what I wrote. Now I keep everything in my head.
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile 18-21, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I don't actually tend to write down my thoughts, feels like it's a waste if it's just for me, anything for me feels like a waste. But I do write to my friends, which is why this...
    KittySoules KittySoules 22-25, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Journaling has become my escape and my anchor at the same time. To open any page of my journal is to step inside my literal soul. I draw in my journal...I weave the words through...
    soulbabble soulbabble 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    when im depress or mad I write down things that I wanted to say instead of being an idiot that show people how depressed and mad I am... its better to be a shadow then being seen...
    nuryuriana20 nuryuriana20 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I younger I had a diary, and at that time it was just me ranting about the boys I like. My parents found my diary, and I didn't have a life for about 2 months. (am I the only...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In the end who we are, we are. People will try to change you, bend you, humiliate you, kill you etc. But that drive of self love and love for others will always be present. People...
    opportunist opportunist 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    What a roller coaster day. Last night, which I made a post about, I had a terrible sleep due to my brain being on high alert all the flipping time. When I woke up in the morning...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    The Touch Where the tears fall and the darkness is within The sadness brings to bear the emotions of things The numbing isolation that lack of touch brings The incomparable...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Achievement of capacity on donation of spirituality 435) 1st December, 1980. Monday. Early morning dream: A huge open area was first seen in the dream, where in...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M 3 days ago

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    This is straight from my dream journal this morning. I forgot some details before I remembered to write it down........ Me and Lorde had a competition. Sonja put plastic bags in...
    CandySlayerrsMainHo CandySlayerrsMainHo 18-21, M a week ago

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    The One Time When... Cold and flu ads pop up on the side of the screen somehow the exact time you're sick.. They are watching.. *_*
    xDarkRoomsx xDarkRoomsx 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Most of my life stories start out as dreams and then I'll make tweaks to them. It feels better to write about something I dreamt up. It's weird, but nice.
    beamystery beamystery 13-15, F Feb 1

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    I get lost in distant dreamsI lay still watching the stars spinI fell the earth be stillOrion over headChewing the Grass twigAs I think about the loving of this life; I can so DigI...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I can still remember dreams from years ago.. so vivid. I might start writing them down. Who knows, one day I might write a book ( or horror story) based on my wacky dreams
    wonderofwonders1 wonderofwonders1 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Well, where to start. I went out to eat with some friends yesterday. Our one friend works at a Thai restaurant, so we went there. It was alright..... Just the people I went with...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Jan 31

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