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    I heard it from a friend I heard Steven died,

    A bottle of pills still clutched in his hand Suicide- the police scream Selfish- his family cries, Because they could never understand I was him once Or at least I could have been I could have died for the same sin That burden he carried, I had carried one too Such a joyous...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I Think I'll Be Happier For The Trouble

    It's depressing to keep applying to jobs and hearing nothing back. I so badly want to work, to get out of the damn house and do something that means the world to me, but the world isn't letting me, at least not yet. Sometimes I think I should just give up and apply to law school...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    I'm genetically prone to laziness.

    It has nothing to do with me and my work ethic and I take no responsibility for it.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jul 11

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    When someone complains about a circumstance

    they can change, I can't sympathize but I can empathize when someone prolongs their own suffering even though they can change things.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jul 9

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    Serenity My Gardens

    Welcome to my autumnal garden of paradise delightsAt times it can be dark, beauty smoldering joy, amidst riotous flowering moody colors.Soon bright serenity and pristine comfort.Be willing to dirty your hands freeing your mind !Feel the grass wet on bare feet, cool mist pollinate...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 29 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    A Momentary Lapse

    Where did the time go?             It's been about four and a half years since I was last in a relationship. That was all the way back in my freshman year of college, and at that point, I feel I was headed in a mostly good direction. I liked the girl I was with, I was...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 7 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    Today, I read some fan mail,

    just to make sure there weren't any crazies in there before I sent them off to the authors. But they're mostly from kids anyway, so they're not crazy. Yet. But I read some damn inspiring, heartfelt, and touching things. So many of them were how they hated reading before, but...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M Feb 11, 2014

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    The quality of your attention determines your

    state of mind. A laser sharp focus pinpoints problems, an open focus allows you to see things as a whole. Most of life's problems, I think, are spent in the former state of mind, eyes fixated, locked on, seeking solutions to problems.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Gold Leaves

    gold leaves shiver through cracks of time rays of sun flicker through the crying sky light pirouettes in my ballroom dress clouds above leaps through the sky gold leaves dangle blow in the wind why must we be jealous think more deeply write better draw better sing better ski...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    I tried to explain to you

    why I write without seeking publication or acknowledgement from the people around me. Why it's not a "hobby". Hobbies are things people do that make them happy, or to fill the spare time we have. Writing doesn't make me happy. It's like using a rib spreader on myself every time...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I See Beauty Every-where

    It has been a long journey dealing with the passing of my Mom. This,Thanksgiving is the anniversary of living my life minus a Mother.The seasons of life and how they are played out. The time is like yesterday no matter how long any loss is. When I first started out this journey...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    There's a certain kind of selfishness

    that comes with thinking poorly of yourself.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jun 19

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    I'm used to thinking

    and planning out my future. A lot of my time is spent daydreaming. I feel lethargic. I get the feeling that I need to slow down and re-evaluate my outlook. I'm trying to take each day as it comes and take things slowly. I know I'm smart and I know that I can be driven but the...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Removing The Mask

                I've always been hesitant to put up myself as a profile picture here. I've mostly used avatars, whether it be a picture I like, something I felt at the time, or my recent stint of Hobbes-related pictures, I rarely had my face up there. And I never really thought...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 3 Responses May 22, 2013

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    *a Butterfly 8!b *

    A butterfly sees the beauty of the world, sees the ocean,sees the mountains, sees changes,the nature n more beyond walls. She hears of a sweet melody, happy or sad, music from ppl's hearts, music when the city dream n dance. She feels the peace,the courage when ppl...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 22 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    "Diesel" One syllable word "Hope" Keeps you

    aligned at the downward slope Shake a little ,wake up better It is a message of heaven in letters Thunderstorm was severe Glad,What could happen in a year? It wasn't just loss of mind but of soul Question of existence in mind on roll! Thinking about life mere like playing fife...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    I Hate You. Yes, You With The Camera

    I have a tenuous relationship with cameras. While I think photography is an art form and a powerful one at that, I don't think it should be a substitute for experience. I kind of dislike how everyone has a camera to document every trivial part of their lives. Most people are not...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Bond That Lasts For Eternity

      Eyes closed,deep wounds that noone feels, bleeding since birth, she lives for everyone n noone.   She sleeps in the cemetery,by her angel which is one with her, -her suffering feels.   She remembers what she has built but shes always bound to him.   Her soul was connected...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 14 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    Angels..*

    When angels hold your hands You just can't hit the ground They'll take you high and high And never let you down when angels hold ur hands u know ur not alone but u have someone that shows care, they love u without asking something and they never leave by ur side   u call...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    In 2014, my best friends

    and I volunteered for YFL, it is an organization for Christian/Catholic youth that focuses on helping families, etc. We helped another friend and three YFL people by heading the games LOL But first, we all travelled to this far place (I live in the south and this was super...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    For the longest time I've acted

    as if the world owes me something and quite frankly, I am ashamed.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    i wish i were a cat ,

    i wouldnt feel anything id be free like a wind and still get fed id scratch the ones who touch me and make furious sounds look at the sun with proud eyes and move in the dark with no fears i wish i were a cat !
    Moonthesolitary Moonthesolitary 22-25, F 17 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    I don't know where I will be going with this

    post, but, for my sanity's sake, I need to let this out. For the past few days, the what-ifs have been haunting me. I cannot afford to experience another monumental (I am exaggerating here, but that is how it feels like, at least for me) failure. "When people say it's not...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 8, 2014

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    in memory of Lord henry from oscar wilde s

    ``the picture of Dorian gray`` ,dedicated to one of my best friends who reminds me of him "lord henry is like a devil only noticing and leaving satire comments also talking on people s back always having evil plans to ruin someone and enjoy a laugh after he would look for...
    Moonthesolitary Moonthesolitary 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 3

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    Crushed under heel, your cigarette smolders in

    heavy waves of gray, defiant to its last breath. Compare its progress to the formation of debris fields, Saturn's rings, the Kuiper belt. Smaller scale, the same physical principles in play. Force of momentum and attraction, mass and density, light and a path of longitudinal...
    DanielChristensen DanielChristensen 36-40, M 13 Responses May 5

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    If there's one thing I hate,

    it's when people mistake their own preconceptions for the truth.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I could be stating the obvious to a lot of

    people but I think sexism and societal expectations of men go hand in hand. That doesn't mean that nobody should be held personally accountable for their actions but it has to be related in some way. I mean, I don't know how many times I've heard somebody claim that women don't...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Aug 8

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    The Only Ones Who Know

    They arrived at the club at 11: Ian, Émile, Kevin, and Troy. The music was already loud, and they hadn't even gotten through to the entrance yet. The long line streamed out of the front door, filled with bigger, better looking guys than Ian. He hadn't even wanted to come out in...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    Weird Moods = Writing

    Fire away Held against my chest The gun is yours The bullets are providedDeadly at their touch This is my everything My trust in you You possess the knowledgeYou know every fear Don't pull the trigger I beg of you Don't lose your coolStay close to me Hold on, don't hesitate Make...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    that moment when your headphones are on your

    ears and the piece you're hearing was recorded in a space much larger and you wonder if the man lying next to you can hear the acoustic guitar bouncing off our bedroom ceiling so you look over and see him curled into himself and you sadly know you haven't bothered him
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F Aug 15

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    I may not be able to control the future

    or change the past but what I do have is right now.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Aug 12

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    I still get depressed from time to time

    but I can identify those feelings when they happen and usually when it does happen, most of the time it comes down to a choice on what I would like to focus on.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jul 11

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    I Guess It's Just As Well

    It's time to take a break.I love you, EP, I really do, but you **** me off sometimes.Flagging should be a privilege, not a right, since so many people abuse the hell out of it, either to flag something they disagree (the horror) with or to simply mess with someone that they don't...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    Word Vomit

            I haven’t been doing much lately except stress myself out applying to jobs. It’s left me feeling a bit empty. I haven’t been writing, haven’t been inspired lately. Basically, this will be the dam bursting, so this will probably be long, gushing, rambling, and...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Success is like standing precariously at the

    peak of a mountain. There's no space to stretch out and make yourself comfortable.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jun 1

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    I like Muse but I can't get over the fact

    that the vocals for every song sound the same. I could be wrong but it sounds like the vocalist hits the same notes every time.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    His rain drenched clothes stank of sweat

    and dirt. The day's toils had left its pungent mark on him, but she didn't seem to mind somehow as she lay her divine face against his chest, her eyes looking into his. He felt something stir in him, something climbing up from depths he never knew he had. He kissed her forehead...
    TrueZetetic TrueZetetic 26-30, M Sep 1, 2014

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    (A spiritual rhyme) Pivot the telescope,

    to read along the sky, Readily wrote with beauty captured by a reverent eye, Without the rays of the sun we would die, No plants, no oxygen, no food to keep you satisfied, My spirit moans louder then the belly groans When I see the lost souls drifting unaware and Carelessly by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 27

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    Its Very Interesting

    i first heard of trolls quite some time ago and i still dont get it. all new people eventually ask what trolls are and its always some vague answer. ive never been privy to the people that seem to know about them. ive never seen one that i know of. i am a bit insecure like...
    luckylassie luckylassie 56-60, F 7 Responses May 9, 2012

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    We've been quarreling endlessly

    for a spell that seems like an eternity. At this point, we're walking in circles! Building walls around our respective circumferences and constructing moats. We're fashioning cannons before the portcullises go up, only for them to come crashing down with every misstep. This is...
    JustIridescent JustIridescent 18-21, F Jun 11

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    Love me like you love jazz Our melodies

    defined But not permanently so Let our spines entwine Finding the music in the creaking of our bones Unexpected Improvised Knowing each other well enough To stray from the formula Making our song whole and new Every time we find new notes And they become part of our duet Full...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F Jul 29

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    Emanates Joy,move foward In Sun

    face of god is not gone in the flowers smiles aqua black drop sky pure transcendent sun sparkling light ascends to astonish the angels in heaven who keep the light of their loved ones enshrined in angelic voices one is so rich and full so many inner worlds outer world is joy...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    I hope one day you will realize i did truly care

    for you. I promise you're gonna miss me being there, putting up on you, refusing to give up on you. You're gonna regret everything that you've done to me including all the damage you've caused. And someday you'll turn back and i wont be waiting for you any longer. I might have...
    Jhayz Jhayz 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    My preconception used to be

    that having a high-self esteem and a huge ego were synonymous. The reality, for me, was that I had low self-esteem and a huge ego. All I really see the ego as, is that voice which tells me what I am or am not. If not for the ego, I wouldn't even know what to call myself. At the...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jun 21

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    A lot of the time, when I'm in a certain mood,

    a song will start playing in my head that matches it. Right now I hear "we live in a beautiful world" by Coldplay. The lyrics sound happy but I interpret it as a sad song based on how it sounds.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jul 16