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    Just out of curiosity, does anybody here write poetry or stories as a hobby? Do you find it helps your frame of mind?
    uni

    ~ it's always worth it ~

    #2
    Yes i have written short stories and written much about my struggles and victories along life's journey. It has always helped ground me.
    AJ

    Humans punish themselves endlessly
    for not being what they believe they should be.
    -Don Miguel Ruiz-

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      #3
      That's so interesting AJ. I find it easier to write about my own stuff (usually journaling) than to actually make a story, fiction or otherwise. But I do find writing therapeutic.
      uni

      ~ it's always worth it ~

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        #4
        I have written stories and poetry, I also jounal. I do find that stories and poetry give me the opportunity to address the most traumatic events in my life in a way that makes me feel less exposed while also expressing how vulnerable I was and am. With a story or a poem you can demonstrate how you feel and what you have endured without specifically eluding to your personal self.

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          #5
          Yes. Weaving a personal story into the fabric of a short story is therapeutic for me.
          AJ

          Humans punish themselves endlessly
          for not being what they believe they should be.
          -Don Miguel Ruiz-

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            #6
            I never set out to write poetry but it just started coming to my mind and I too find it very therapeutic.
            uni

            ~ it's always worth it ~

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