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Just thought I'd share a part of me...

Wakeful-sleep

 

I am living a nightmare.

The only time I am ever awake,

Is when I am asleep.

 

Opening doors to other worlds.

Being both predator and prey,

Where I am also heroine and villain.

 

The willing victim.

A pawn in a game,

I don't much care to play, let alone win.

 

Accepting and rebelling.

Against a fate,

Both feared and unwanted.

 

Resisting the urge

To go on living the nightmare.

But continuing to unwillingly do so out of routine.

 

Hoping to stay awake in my sleep

Long enough to create new worlds

To venture through during my next wakeful-sleep.

 

 

 

*You don't have to like it. It's just something I felt like showing. I know sometimes I seem cruel and have a grim way of thinking, but this is just...me. So thanks for letting me share this.

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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

B, I really like this! :smileyhappy: 
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

Thanks so much Arielle! :smileyvery-happy:
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

You're welcome. Do you have more?!
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

I like it. Bored with our world are you?

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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

Some other little poems, a simple love letter, a couple short stories, and a bunch of things that were just my jumbled thoughts...If you want, I can put some up...Do you also write?
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

Thats awesome, I would love to read more. You dont have to put them up if you dont want to. You can also just message me, instead of posting them. I write alittle. Mostly short stories and such, nothing deep like that. haha.. 
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

Hey, thanks Drew! And no, I’m not necessarily bored with our world, just a little depressed by it I guess.

 

Have you ever posted any of your stories Arielle? I'd like to read them, if you wouldn't mind!?

um, I posted Love Letter in the writing room, if you want to check that one out. It's really embarrassing, but if I could bring myself to post that, then I think I can manage some of my other pieces! lol!

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OoO. I will have to check that out :smileyhappy:

I bet its great.

No I havent really posted anything. Ever. I dont really let people read what I write. haha. Only my sister, because I can take her criticism.  

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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

lol! I can relate! But hey, I figure there should be someone in this world who know's I'm not as completely heartless as I let on to be. What better people to let in than the one's who don't have to deal with me in person, right!? haha!

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HAHA. I totally understand what you mean. I always think of what some of these people would think about me if they actually KNEW me. Itd be interesting.. 
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

lol! Jeez, you're making it sound as though you're completely different in your real life than the you we've come to know on here! haha, that's what's so great about meeting new people, you can get them to perceive you as the person you really want to be seen as.

 

hmm, I wonder if I should keep posting my writings on this thread instead of starting a completely new one..?

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Haha. No I dont think I am different in real life than on here. In real life though I swear a lot, lol. Thats probably the only major difference. but I think everyone visualizes you as something when they are on here and then it is either like what you are or nothing like what you are!

 

But you could make a new thread or just post on here. doesnt matter! 

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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

You should post them on a this same thread. That way you don't have to explain why your posting it, and such.
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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

heh, I swear quite a bit myself, though mostly in other languages and with a smile on my face, just to keep people wondering! lol! It's funny 'cause my family finally caught on that I wasn't saying anything pleasant because of the smile on my face when I say it! They think I'm too "dark," that's the term they use for me, and my smile and laugh is evil. I wonder what people here are visualizing me to be? hmm...
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Haha. Thats ok.. I am curious to know these other languages, I want to use them! LOL. 

I want to know also what others think of me on here, but it is kind of nice not to be judged by looks or they way we speak. Instead it is how we write or what we read. Its nice...  

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Re: Just thought I'd share a part of me...

Good thinking winterrain! Thanks for your input! :smileyhappy:
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haha! Well, I must warn you that none of the words I use are the least bit lady-like! :smileyvery-happy:

But if you still want to know, I can message you sometime! I know some spanish, german, french, and a great deal more in sign language, but I don't think it'd be possible to teach you any sign language on here...Sorry!

I do concede, you have a point about the judgemental habits of other's when it comes to appearence's and the way we speak. It is a huge flippin' relief to not have to stress over those concerns on here!

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It is a total relief! 

And sure, you can message me anytime, I am always in the mood to learn more ways to express myself. LOL. The sign language would be so cool to learn. In my one class that I am taking there is a kid that needs a signer, maybe I shouldnt use that in there. haha..  

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I really like sign language. My problem is that I'm a slow learner. I have this problem where my hands get as knotted as my tongue can! lol! I started learning it about a year ago because my best friends son, he's like a year younger than me, well he's deaf and he really didn't like the idea of his mother and I being best friends at first! haha! It was our age difference that bothered him most, though I still don't understand why..She's 41 and I'm 21, but I've always gotten along better with people twice my age. He used to call me so many nasty things, it got to be so bad, that I put off learning sign language for a long time ('cause I didn't want to know what he was saying to me). But he grew to like or rather accept (for lack of a better word) me after I hit him in the leg with a baseball bat and got him out of school for a week! :smileyvery-happy: He and I are really good friends now too! haha! Sometime's they fight over whose turn it is to spend time with me! It's great! Something I never experienced with my family.

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