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I Write My Troubles Away

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    Just Life

    years have flown by,many things we've gone trough,now stay in the shadows,deep away within our thoughts...                             ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

    Writing for me has been a passion since I was a little girl. I got some awards in Elementary School. Then in Middle School although in my day it was called Junior High School. I had some certificate awards from the poetry.com site. Not what I wanted to really do though. I...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt 41-45 Jul 21, 2011

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    SO I have an ipad and I really love it's

    original it's lightning pin charger cable got broken so I bought a new one costing 300 ( Indian rupees) but It also got faulty and ipad said that the accessory is not reliable now my father is a bad tempered guy and his mood his nowadays bad due to losses in funds so I...
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M May 5, 2014

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    All the Time

    I don't know if I actually write my troubles "away".  I've discovered that writing does help to clear my mind and ease some of my emotions.  There are times when I need to talk, but nobody is around.  I write as a substitute.  I'll have entire...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    Diary..

    Whenever I feel like cutting I write in my diary.. Just my thoughts.. I just let them flow out of my head and get rid of them.. It often works really well... However, I'd love to write poems.. But somehow I don't want to write them in German and my English is too bad -.- I need...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    A Time For Everything

    ffor everything there is a time in your life.                              A time for loving,a time for crying,    ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    Did You Ever...

    Did you ever see the sky on a cloudy day?                          Did you ever feel the wind turn when you knew there was nothing left to learn? ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes you see it.                                          ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    Needy People.

    i've always dealt with them.Not that i mind but whan you're 14 and your dad calls you up to say he's standing on a bridge and needs you to talk him out of it,it isn't easy.They lay their life in your hands then.I never knew how i came up with this but i asked;'how many times have...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Fear,doubt,love,power

    Fear haunts me,                                            ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    Me

    From my pit i used to pull people up.I used my strength to push them towards the sun.Myself only seeing their shadow disappear into the brightness.Left alone with only a ray of hope in my heart that one day i will get my hand that'll come in my pit to pull me away.Until i...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    My Last 6 Years

    Met a guy fell in love, went  college got raped almost died almost died by being strangled to death he got out of jail, I moved home in the guy I've been with does not help me at all with that. Now here I am nobody to talk to you scared of the public I'm forcing him in our...
    af1326 af1326 22-25, F Jan 26, 2013

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    Don't Cry

    Don't cry.I know pain is near.                                         ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    I Give You My Word.

    Sticks and stones may break your bones but words and thoughts are most powerful. Before the word there should be thought. Some thoughts should be abandoned because giving them any kind of energy is just not worth while. Some thought should grow and be carefully nurtured to become...
    OKKook OKKook 61-65, M Dec 4, 2011

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    Writing Wrongs

    "...the soul lies buried in the ink that writes" - John Clare It's been a while since I wrote poems. And I used to love writing poetry, writing poems was as necessary to me as breathing air. I wrote to feel normal, I wrote to exorcise my despair, I wrote my joy, my hopes, my...
    brighteyedstargazer brighteyedstargazer 36-40, F Jun 17, 2013

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    She Smiled.

    At first this is compleet fiction.: Every day i want to wander and free my head of any thoughts i go to the museum.One i went too regularly was a small one only showing portrets or landscapes.I went there a lot but it took me a few visits to eventually notice her.She hang...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2008

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    I Used to

     Growing up in Waterville really sucked.I was the outcast and had all sorts of repressed teen crap  goin on.I would just go to the balcony and watch the sunset and pour my heart into my notebook.Every feeling I would carefully enter ,usually crying. It was freeing once...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    A New Day

    A new day is arriving.A new light watches over me as i awake.As once a bird i knew that began singing every morning i awoke.It would sit on my chest and was quiet all morning,until i opened my eyes.Than it began his song.Only for me.Every morning.Just like that now my boyfriend...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Drifting away to a far off place I once knew, Where truth and honesty stood the test of time, Where substance and integrity mattered, A place where every man tried to stand for...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    H O P E There once was a women Who was filled with hope and hate Although she had hate in her broken crystal heart, she still had H O P E Why? Because she had an angle on the way...
    punchbunny punchbunny 13-15, F Feb 4

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    Every cut The next drop I can only see What I am not I can't do it It will go wrong Living is hard Just can't go on I'm tired of this Too much pain I can't endure this Just not...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Count your blessings...not your troubles...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    You are away random thoughts keep coming to my mind but one thought that overshadows all is Void,emptiness. All I feel is deafening silence . “Silence “is the sound of missing...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 Response Feb 21

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    I'm standing here, just in the shadows, watching you. It's funny. I never would have considered myself to be a stalker but there's just something about you that compels me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19

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    If there's a gun and a bullet laying near your feet would you pick them up, load the gun and pull the trigger? On this beating heart would you want to see this bleeding heart with...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Do you Remember? Do you remember the day we said goodbye? It was a cold New York morning. You sat me down in that smokey cafe and told me that you didn't like how I had become...
    Author1980 Author1980 31-35, F 6 days ago

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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 1 Response Feb 13

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    it's really just this one story that I have had in my head for a long time now. it's a kind of dramatic sci .fi ordeal. I have the characters, the plot, and even how I want it to...
    mrweerd mrweerd 26-30, M Feb 15

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    The best way is to write, fragile screaming tortured soul, withering away deep inside yet alive on paper, hoping yet life fleeting by. Slowly dying. Inside and Out.
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F Feb 18

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    This one is of a pretty personal topic. It's about my best friend who acts like she has a perfect, happy life on the outside but is internally messed up. I want to let her know...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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 Feb 23

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    These are the lyrics of a song I wrote about my relationship with a woman I met here on EP. She wrote many many stories on EP and it was only through those stories and a lot of...
    bornfem bornfem 56-60 1 Response Feb 23

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    Gargoyles Can't Bleed - She wasn't always this - not really. Like all great creatures, she had evolved. What felt like eons had molded, tempered, and wore her down to this... This...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 a week ago

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    You're so far away,yet close to my heartMiles separate us from being togetherDistance is an obstacle that stands in our wayMay my kisses I blow into the windFind a place upon your...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Contrivances and conventions Who, ..what and when ...why We are hypnotized by destiny Media distortions saturate Our being... We think we know Only to find It was all A...
    distancerunner distancerunner 70+, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I see an ant scurrying away on the floor below and I get worried about its errands... I see a leaf twiddling down aimlessly to the ground and I hunt to know about its past... I see...
    themercator themercator 22-25, M 19 hrs ago

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    I once upon a time, when I gave a **** about school (kidding because no matter how much I try I can't be badass), I use to write. And write. And write. And write. Notebooks after...
    elizabethdeng00 elizabethdeng00 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The world is cold. People are mean. I hide away inside myself. Alone. Withering away.
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F Feb 4

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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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    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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    I must have had my eyes shut blind Until you set your eyes on mine Watercolor paintings of perfection I was craving The pictures we were saving , the things that we were saying...
    Angelofthesilencess Angelofthesilencess 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    This is what me an hubby wrote for people who like to throw pity parties for themselves ;) I'm just a crumpled piece of paper Lying on the dirty floor They tried to throw me...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 12

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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...