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"Wrong, Wrong, Wrong
Changed, no longer the same
Subservient, appearing defiant
No, No, No
What is wrong with you?
Attitude much?
What happen to the girl we knew?
Can’t do nothing right
Everyday it’s a fight
You’re Fired!
You’ve been used
Now you’re excused.
W..." Read more of this chapter »
"In my eyes it was more
It was real, it was true
It was something amazing
I never knew, for you……..
………..It was nothing
YOU diminished what we shared
It wasn’t them it was YOU who downgraded what we had
And you don’t even care
You degraded me to that level..." Read more of this chapter »
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"You were a master deceiver
You made me a believer
Tricked me into loving you
When all the while the love you spoke of was not true
You were perfect in your illusions
but the disillusion of what was to what is left me broken
what you have taken from me i..." Read more of this chapter »
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"In her lies you believe but you see my truth as deceit
What is this magic that blinds you to common knowledge?
Eyes open but sees nothing, afraid of knowing
Others thoughts, words, opinions
Blinds thee to reason
Pride empowered by fret
Refusing to ack..." Read more of this chapter »
Seize the Night by Dean Koontz
“Her beauty is not just—or even primarily—physical. In her face, I see her wisdom, her compassion, her courage, her eternal glory. This other beauty, this spiritual beauty—which is the deepest truth of her—sustains me in times of fear and despair, as other truths might sustain a priest enduring martyrdom at the hands of a tyrant. I see nothing blasphemous in equating her grace with the mercy of God, for the one is a reflection of the other. The selfless love that we give to others to the point of being willing to sacrifice our lives for them, is all the proof I need that human beings are not mere animals of self-interest; we carry within us a divine spark, and if we chose to recognize it, our lives have dignity, meaning, hope. In her it is spark is bright, a light that heals rather than wounds me.”
Dean Koontz
"Day After Day I See My Life
Right Before My Eyes,
Night After Night
Im Alone Always Wondering Why.
Im Feeling My Heart Ache
As My Dreams Fade Away,
I Feel The Lost Of Love
Each And Everyday.
You Think That We Are Alright
Cause You Think My Pain Is Gone,
But..." Read more of this chapter »
"They say I’m too nice
Would never be a wife
Say I’m too giving
No man will ever be willing
To ask me that one question
They say that I am weak
Because there are no curses or vulgarity when I speak
I’m not the loudest
Don’t boost or brag about being the “b..." Read more of this chapter »
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The Brethren by John Grisham
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William W. Purkey
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

Dean Koontz
“Her beauty is not just—or even primarily—physical. In her face, I see her wisdom, her compassion, her courage, her eternal glory. This other beauty, this spiritual beauty—which is the deepest truth of her—sustains me in times of fear and despair, as other truths might sustain a priest enduring martyrdom at the hands of a tyrant. I see nothing blasphemous in equating her grace with the mercy of God, for the one is a reflection of the other. The selfless love that we give to others to the point of being willing to sacrifice our lives for them, is all the proof I need that human beings are not mere animals of self-interest; we carry within us a divine spark, and if we chose to recognize it, our lives have dignity, meaning, hope. In her it is spark is bright, a light that heals rather than wounds me.”
Dean Koontz, Seize the Night

Marilyn Monroe
“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
Marilyn Monroe

Elizabeth Gilbert
“People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.

A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.

A soul mates purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control that you have to transform your life, then introduce you to your spiritual master...”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Sarah Dessen
“There comes a time in every life when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your heart.”
Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

You're Fired! (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 26, 2015 07:26AM
Description: Ignorance is not bliss
Diminish (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 23, 2015 09:08AM
Description: Make or become less. Cause to seem less impressive or valuable.
Bed of Roses (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:36PM
Description: Life may not be a bed of rose petals but it most definitely is a bed of roses, thorns and all
Eyes (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:34PM
Description: Eyes are the Mirror to your soul. When another looks into your eyes, what will they see?
Alone (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:32PM
Description: Why am I alone when you said you would be here?
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