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"They" can f*** off. Unsubstantial.
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It's not substantial. "They" say children are like sponges, soaking in their environment and drip replications when squeezed. But it is not just the children who are sponges. This unknown source of commentary, aka "they", neglect the curious.... (more »)
To My Friends; Past, Present, and Future
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Some of you have moved on with your lives and long forgotten about my existence. Some of you think of me (what I like I believe) but most of you don't (the truth). Just know that I think of each and everyone of you at least once a day. Some... (more »)
A Letter to the Faceless Oppressor
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We live in a world where my uterus is more regulated than a gun. Explain to me why that is. Are you confused as to which is capable of causing death and which is capable of creating life? Think of your mother. Your sister. Your wife. Would you... (more »)
Don't Forget the Intorverts
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Why are extroverts glorified? In an age where the self-image is merchandise, it is inevitable that “go-getters” steal the limelight on the personality spectrum. You are an editor of a magazine and you want an outgoing and creative person who... (more »)
Regret: The Inevitable
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Have you ever felt that at one point in your life you were doing everything right and that nothing you ever say or do would be wrong. But within a period of time you look back and just simple with that you had one chance, one more chance to change... (more »)
Extremely Ordinary with a Side of Originality
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Things so cliché are often called upon when feelings are present. Words so often used to describe feelings, not looking for synonyms to make a masterpiece wonderful. To live only in serendipity would no longer be serendipity. That is why only... (more »)
Are You A Super Hero?
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I didn’t grow up on heroes like Superman, Batman, Wolverine, the Avengers, and others. I grew up on Disney princesses. It wasn’t until I became a teenager that I picked up my Dad’s old comic books and started reading. However, when I was... (more »)
Game Over.
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Game over. You know that feeling when you finish a game and you're super happy and enthusiastic at first, but then you realize how you’re never going to get to play that game again and it just makes you sad? That’s how I feel now. I fell... (more »)
I'll miss you! (sniffs)
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Who said you are separated from each other? Couple,siblings,friends,relatives scattered like grains all over the globe,who said you are separated from each other? Just look up to the skies above and you will see that we are united by one sky.... (more »)
Inevitable Expectations
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Life. It's inevitable if you're reading this. The simplicity of a heartbeat with blood running through the veins of the human body, is complicated with expectations. It's pretty easy you see. The only obligation of a human is to... (more »)
That day I'll win the game
One day I was asked a question,"Which place would you like to visit on Earth?".This may seem like a simple question, though, it's not.I took time and went deep into this question.And at last I came out with a smart answer. On... (more »)
The Little Things
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Exhausted. Dehydrated. Hot. So much running was horrid and taxing, especially in the hot summer sun. I was panting like a dog, trying to catch my breath. The air was humid, like a smothering, scratchy blanket. I gulped down the sweet relief from... (more »)
Not of This World
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How many of you have ever felt like you are not worth others time or consideration? Who all has felt like someone else could easily replace you - that you are not as unique and or as special as someone else? Everyone has felt this way before.... (more »)
Do It And You're Cool. Maybe.
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All my friends are racing to grow up. It’s like a contest. Who’s going to smoke the first joint? Get into the best college? Lose her virginity fastest? Now that we’ve turned seventeen, my friends are starting to feel like their youth is... (more »)
The Internet: A New Drug
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Cocaine kills about 10,000 people a year per year. Almost 50,000 people die from alcohol poisoning. 400,000 people are subjects of tobacco death. However, out of the one billion internet users, how many are actually killed? Probably none. The... (more »)
Social Networks: Advantages and Disadvantages
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There are many different opinions to social networks. Some think it is stupid to share every single thought with the world even if it is very unnecessary, some think that it is the best way to tell your friends what you are doing or to see what... (more »)
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