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I Write Everything Down

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    No Lie.

    I write everything down. Thoughts I have, feelings. It helps me. I have been doing it since I was in therapy because I was forced to, but even though it has been over a year since I ended therapy I continue to write. I have always wrote things down, for memories, but it has...
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F Nov 15, 2007

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    I Organize My Brain

    i write everything down because i don't trust my memory,and because i don't want to have shopping lists on my mind,numbers or something not usuful i prefere to keep my brain less loaded,i function better like this i throw the useless on the paper and keep the usefull on my mind.
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Letters

    I've written tons of unsent letters... most of which are angry tell-offs. It's probably one of my favorite ways of coping.
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2007

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    This Sharing Thing Feels Gooooood

    you know i never share my secrets with anyone in my life i cant say i plan to share secrets here either but you know what i am willing to share ? how i feel about my life which is technically not a secret but it is something more like .... a criticism from the person that knows...
    redanger redanger 18-21, M Feb 3, 2011

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    Flipped? Idk You Name It

    well as from the title i typed while feeling so .... devastated .i am a medical student thx to my father i get to go alot of places around the world cuz of his job . i am the kind that have it all you may say my mom is the normal house wife that i still need to take her...
    redanger redanger 18-21, M Feb 3, 2011

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    Folder Needed

    I have a piece of paper under me most days which I use to write down ideas and such things. It's helped me come up with many poems and short short stories. I have so many pieces of paper now floating around with these scribbles on, I need some sort of folder for them....
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Nov 24, 2007

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    i have free music but their downloaded from YT and i have like 2 songs from it.....since i couldnt find it in itunes....the rest are bought from itunes......people who told me why...
    Storyguy007 Storyguy007 18-21, M Sep 5

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    I kept making up things in my head earlier, I put them together and I came up with a saying. "You were my sun when it would rain, but soon that sun turned into a gun and you aimed...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F a week ago

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    StereotypesStereotypes are there for rough guidance into the groups or labels someone is being fit in Key word being rough. As in not having measured all the scenarios and...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is the rough-draft notes of a poem from the stream of conscious of my oldest kid, he's 11 and autistic. It can only be an attempt to understand his flow of thoughts and...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 5 Responses Sep 12

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    As The World Rhymes: A True Story of A Man That Rhymes by: Rob Paquin I've been rhyming a real long time. Hell, it goes all the way back to my formative years when I was writing...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 12

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    I would like to write them down on a piece of paper. But im scared someone will find them and read them! :/
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    To escape my thoughts, I write them down, but when I can't write I'm at a loss of where or whom I could turn to, when I say something in this "blocked" mind set it sounds OK in my...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always have these flashes of great ideas for stories and song lyrics... And by the time I get the chance to write them down I can't remember exactly where I was going with the...
    ComplexNotComplicated1 ComplexNotComplicated1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I do lol. Me and my brother have played a make believe story for soooooo long now its got quite complex as we got older, all about different empires colliding, lots of back...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Will I go to heaven? am I forgiven? A fever an epidemic of travelling warmth down streams of blood life giving crimson waters helpless to fight for what matters and how I ignore...
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It was an ordinary day. One like any other. Listening to her favorite music blasting in her ears as she goes for her morning run. As the sun begins to rise she's back in her...
    akmackg akmackg 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Those who cant do, become critics. Critics hump over greasy keyboards oozing sarcasm in the dark suckling from the *** of whose work they just finished trashing. While, at the...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    People put you down enough, you start to believe it. The bad stuff is easier to believe.
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I've been thinking recently, about life as a whole. They way it tears us down, the way it burns our soul. However, life can also swarm with love, faith, and hope. And through these...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    When I feel overwhelmed I just want run and hide. I want to go in the woods or a quiet beach and sit a look at nature. I keep everything looking good on the outside (work) and...
    smurphette smurphette 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I try. It get's so frustrating to continue to try to do things that you know you are going to fail at. I was diagnosed with Adult Onset ADD when I returned to college at 25. I...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F Sep 8

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    This was meant to be written as a poem, but let's be honest...I'm not a poet. He's the poet. Now it's a letter. I needed to write this all down. My thoughts were all over the place...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I began to write a ten-word story, and then...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 19 hrs ago

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    FLY CHAPTER TWO She wasn't sure what she had actually been expecting. That they all lived together in a house, earning money by flying dragons in contests? That would might have...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Everytime I turn around something goes wrong. Damit. I know life is like that, but If my car breaks down, why is it that I have to struggle to get it fixed? Or better, get another...
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    You were the one the one who would will let me do what I have to even if it meant hurting you. You never said a word, not a sound, about how you felt. I didn’t want to hurt...
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F Aug 23

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    I don’t know where everything went wrong ,how I lost the gamble of life. My inexplicable mind didn’t keep anything though,no balance sheet it prepared- what it got and what it...
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Aug 30

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    Usually whatever happens has a reason. . Every thought,every feeling, every action has a reason behind it. The world runs smoothly on reasons. Without reasons there will be chaos...
    PhoenixTearz PhoenixTearz 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    April Sullivan walked to her car ready to go home already. She got in her car and turned on the radio to her favorite station then went to start the car-only the car didn't start...
    twistedunicorn88 twistedunicorn88 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I have been maintaining a journal since I was 12 viz., for 6 years. Then, there have been blogs, a few entries on random websites etc. The thing is that I love writing, reading...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 9

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    part 2 of the attack of lyric i'm having the opposite of writers block... okay so its not even five minutes after i finish the first one and i'm making part two... i have NO...
    legitusername legitusername 22-25, M Sep 12

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    I do. I love sharing them and knowing that people read what I write. If people hate what is said in my stories, understandable. Haters gonna hate. But I write because I love to...
    StoryTellar69 StoryTellar69 22-25, M Aug 25

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    This is something I wrote a little while ago. The backstory is that I've been abused and that lead to depression, self harm, suck dal tendencies, etc. someone was bullying me...
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I can't stop writing. Its an absolute necessity for me, an addiction even. I look for new forums to express myself. Though I realize EP is not likely a place where my work will be...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I didn't want to believe it. I tried so hard,so freaking hard to prove they were wrong but the evidence was stacked highly against you yet I still refused to believe it was true...
    twistedunicorn88 twistedunicorn88 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    So You Want To Be A Writer? By Chuck Bukowski. if it doesn’t come bursting out of youin spite of everything,don’t do it.unless it comes unasked out of yourheart...
    Iblis88 Iblis88 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I find it easier to just jot my words down than to actually express them out in an emotional manner out of my mouth. It just feels like when Im writing my feelings down they come...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    The first Traitor is the big story I'm working on right now on my word page. It's the story I got about 50 pages into before my computer decided to die and my "friend" tried to fix...
    ImaginaryPrototype ImaginaryPrototype 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I've built houses in the hearts of people I have loved, The hardest part isn't building the house but whether or not I am welcomed in and if the locks on the door haven't changed...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Butterflies sing lovely songs not heard by human ears. And bumblebees are in a rush, they have no time for tears. Down by the brook a meadowlark strikes up a happy tune. The sun is...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    KNOWING Although I’d known it would happen one day Knowing does not take the heartache away Knowing does not fill the sad empty hole Nor does it prevent all the pain in my soul...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Yes i completely agree. I am not a good writer. I want to tell you my thouoghts and my experiences everything in interesting way. i will keep improving but for now this is what i...
    blackytale blackytale 22-25, M Sep 1

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    A sweet night. “ Don’t pretend to be sleep , open ur eyes!! I hated u!! , Open ur eyes ! “ She yelling to me and shaking my body. I slowly open my eyes and sighed. “ God...
    Eunkyo Eunkyo 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Nervous Feel that cold crawling chill caress your spine, Each shake slowly sapping every last ounce of composure, Until you're left with wandering eyes and legs that never seem to...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Here's something from days gone by that I keep coming back to without hesitation or knowing I do it: No time now you stupid fool For pathetic attempts at soul connections I have...