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A prose poem in ten parts.

In many ways, I've been trying to write this for years and years. Today I finally just did it. I'm still not 100% happy with it, but it's as close as I've come to putting this into proper words as I've ever gotten.
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In the prose poem Stories You Tell Your Children, "~SadisticIceCream"explores a controversial and deeply personal topic and handles it with elegance, honesty, and a marked lack of bitterness" (suggester's words). Thank you for responding respectfully. ( Suggested by LiliWrites and Featured by neurotype )
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I've used your brilliant piece in a title poem, found here: liliwrites.deviantart.com/art/…

I hope you don't mind! :heart:
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SadisticIceCream Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014   Writer
Of course I don't mind, I'm honored! It's a beautiful piece. I've been meaning to try writing one of these myself. :D
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thedreadpoetroberts Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Student Writer
This really, really speaks monuments about things I have so much trouble explaining. Thank you for sharing. 
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SadisticIceCream Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014   Writer
Thank you you for reading and commenting, I appreciate it! :hug:
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allthegood1sRgone Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014

Just ran into this wonderful story.  I wish you luck with your recovery, many of us have had the same experience and you expressed it very nicely, especially the host wafer (LOL).

I also dropped by your page and read the New Year's piece.  The only advice I can give you on starting your life out as a new born grown-up is this.  Do as much as you can while you are young, travel, play, whatever.  Be adventurous.  It's going to get harder to do those things as you get older and settle into life.  And then there's children.  I'll shut up now.

Namaste

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SadisticIceCream Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014   Writer
Thank you for stopping by and leaving me with your lovely thoughts, I really appreciate you taking the time to do so. :hug: I'm definitely trying to make the most of the free time I have now -- I know it can be fleeting. :)

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tirasunil Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I think you have a problem more with the confines of this thing religion than with God -- the God you were taught is a very different God than the one I think he would want you to know he is. I am sorry for this, and I understand this situation. Thank you for sharing, I hope others will realize how blessed they are not to be alone, and I hope maybe the love from this community will help to alleviate some of that in you. Hug 
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SadisticIceCream Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014   Writer
Thank you for your compassionate comment, I appreciate you taking the time to read this and leave your thoughts. :hug:
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tirasunil Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Of course. :)
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HaveTales-WillTell Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Professional Writer
Wow. Just, wow.

Kudos.
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