"As much as we hate to admit it, we're all very vulnerable. The SUN Project is a four-person art collaboration that focuses on the destructive and painful emotions caused by the modern society we often hide. Fronted by Mimi N, the group produces illustrations almost daily and have already built a 164,000-strong following. From loneliness to depression and social media addiction, the SUN Project perfectly captures the feelings you've probably felt on quite a few rainy Sunday evenings in their dark pictures.

"I've been drawing since 2007, and I started by making comics and drawing various creepy pictures as part of my epilepsy therapy," Mimi N told Bored Panda. Inspired by daydreaming and the internet, Mimi N said that the SUN Project isn't only about the dark emotions and social issues that we endure. It's also a homage to wonderful sceneries and fashion. "I just draw what I love, [the] boundary between life and death, beauty and ugliness, smiles and sadness. I love exploring [different] art styles and fashion trends."

"People usually know me from the SUN Project, and I am grateful for all the kind comments," the artist added. "I'm glad people can relate to it, but these social problems illustrations are only a small part of me. I also love drawing anime, fanart, my own comics and much more. I wish my art can make the world a better place."

Scroll down to check out their incredible images, depicting problems with society, and who knows, maybe they will help you to come to terms with your own emotions. At least for a little while.

#1

Every Little Thing You Say

Every little thing you say

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K. LNU 4 months ago

Emotional/Verbal abuse. One "tack" may not hurt/kill you, but a thousand or more just might.

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#2

Group Assignment

Group assignment

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engineer_nope.avi 4 months ago

Me in my last group assignment

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#3

Behind Your Back

Behind your back

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The Cappy 4 months ago

This has nothing to do with "modern society." This is just the human condition, now on cell phones.

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#4

Four Of Us

Four of us

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Dian Ella Lillie 4 months ago

A lot of Bored Pandas would be the girl on the right...

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#5

Disappointment

Disappointment

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Γεώργιος Γιολδάσης 4 months ago

Also in version 2.0. "Why aren't you as good as the other kids?"

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#6

Help

Help

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K. LNU 4 months ago

Didn't notice the broken noose in the background, at first.

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#7

The Real Me

The real me

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rola 4 months ago

The artist is Japanese so it's not about social media, it's about idols. Idols in Japan are a very specific type of entertainer and they all have to portray a certain ideology to fit in/be liked. The "real" girl here is just playing the idol game and trying to beat it, hence the game controller.

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#8

Adulthood

Adulthood

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Oh yeah tapas please! 4 months ago

It is not like that for everyone. I am much happier as an adult!

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#9

I Can't

I can't

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IWishIWasBob 4 months ago

This was often me, people would go and the rare times they’d ask me to hang out I couldn’t because I had gotten a B on an assignment and mother wanted an A...

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#10

Argument

Argument

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Dian Ella Lillie 4 months ago

This is the cute version of Lord of the Flies...

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#11

I Am Home

I am home

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IWishIWasBob 4 months ago

This one actually made me cry...

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#12

Introvert

Introvert

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MeggersTheFox 4 months ago

I'm almost sure I'm missing the meaning, but this one seems to be pretty nice and relatively happy. Personally a room full of books and animals sounds like a good alternative to the real world.

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#13

A

A

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Zenozenobee 4 months ago

I had the chance to grow up with a mother that helped us learning our lessons and make sure we could have remedial teaching when lost, while she never pressured us for good grades. Just made sure we did our best.

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#14

Congratulations

Congratulations

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Tiari 4 months ago (edited)

This does, for me, not quite fit in this series... Everything else seems to criticize society, abuse, rules or bad character traits. This is just life, and does neither.

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#15

Recovery

Recovery

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Lina Maverick 4 months ago

I love this one. Been there and learned - if alive, don't even think about giving up.

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#16

Out Of The Box

Out of the box

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Grace Barclay 4 months ago

Brilliant. I love this one.....thinking differently

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#17

Bullied

Bullied

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TheFoxGuy 4 months ago

:(

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#18

Illusion

Illusion

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Grace Barclay 4 months ago

The picture of love, money , good food, plenty to eat and drink and a wonderful house is not what life is for 90% of the people of the world.

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#19

Just Kidding

Just kidding

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Night Owl 4 months ago

I hate so called "pranks"

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#20

Attitude

Attitude

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Aaron Kara 4 months ago

Back breaking work

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#21

I Understand

I understand

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PyroarRanger 4 months ago

oh my god i can relate...

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#22

Attention

Attention

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The Girl on Fire 4 months ago

When the right people get sad, everyone cares. When the "wrong" people do, no one does.

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#23

Please, Love Me

Please, love me

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Adrienne Thiery 4 months ago

This is why I don't have Instagram or use Twitter...Facebook only to keep in touch with friends and family living far away. Best decision I made after I realized how much time I was spending on SM.

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#24

Dead Inside

Dead inside

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Grace Barclay 4 months ago

Physical, psychological, financial abuse takes its toll. Self harm too...

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#25

Strong

Strong

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Γεώργιος Γιολδάσης 4 months ago

The duty of the strong is to protect the weak

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#26

Ego

Ego

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Nik Sham 4 months ago

1000 of flower wasted just for a picture, trying so hard to look good on fb,insta...

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#27

Toxic

Toxic

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Sushi Smack 4 months ago

you think someone is beautiful at first, but their really a horrible person

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#28

One Sided

One sided

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Darko Dameski 4 months ago

I don't get it. What is one sided??

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#29

Forced

Forced

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K. LNU 4 months ago

Forced marriages, child brides, unfortunately still goes on all over the world.

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#30

Mourn

Mourn

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Quietly 4 months ago

I once read something that made me pause and broke through the suicidal thoughts in my head. It simply said "Suicide doesn't end the pain. It just passes it on" ex) the family and friends you leave behind.

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#31

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety

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Naomi Armitage 4 months ago

This is me. Please don't look at me or try to talk to me. I'm fine. Really.

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#32

Cyber Judgement

Cyber judgement

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A Dyke From The Dreamworld 4 months ago

I hate it when people say cyberbullying isn't real. Just because it's behind a screen doesn't make it any less significant. If someone sent you a picture of your dog being brutally murdered, would you shrug it off because it's on your phone?

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#33

Unwanted

Unwanted

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engineer_nope.avi 4 months ago

This is horrible and it is more horrible to find out that this crime is still very strong in Vietnam and China

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#34

Mistake

Mistake

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Night Owl 4 months ago

That's how I feel when I mess up

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#35

The Child's Future

The child's future

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Night Owl 4 months ago (edited)

too many possibilities to fail

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#36

Game

Game

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Bobbi Newell 4 months ago

I will be downvoted for this. The illustration would make more sense if it showed an animal that's hunted for "sport" only (trophies), and not for food. The populations of wild animals such as deer and elk are tracked very carefully, and limits are set accordingly each year. Responsible hunters abide by these limits, respect the habitat, and use the meat to help feed themselves and their families. Hunters who are after trophies only are irresponsible pieces of shit who have no respect for nature, and are the ones we should be targeting.

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#37

A Good Child

A good child

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Beth Simpson 4 months ago

This is exactly how it is! I was/am a good child and it so hard to break out of that.

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#38

Justice

Justice

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Bobbi Newell 4 months ago

Perfect illustration of what's happening in the US!

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#39

I Am Okay

I am okay

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Zenozenobee 4 months ago

The biggest and most common lie.

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#40

Distrust

Distrust

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K. LNU 4 months ago

Been there. Done that... many times.

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#41

Alcohol

Alcohol

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Apollo 4 months ago

100% true. Alcohol is a drug.

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#42

Comfort Me

Comfort me

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Person2638 4 months ago

Even if the comfort is temporary.

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#43

Loneliness

Loneliness

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S Bagci 4 months ago

How I felt my entire childhood at school.

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#44

Verbal Abuse

Verbal abuse

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Γεώργιος Γιολδάσης 4 months ago

The mass loves cannibalism

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#45

Love

Love

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Ashlyn Krell 4 months ago

I like how the one on the left had to tear the thorns off the stem before giving the flower to the girl - he sacrificed more it seems, than the one on the right.

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#46

Denial

Denial

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Mousio 4 months ago

If mirror doesn't show what you want to see...

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#47

Self Hatred

Self hatred

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Naomi Armitage 4 months ago

There are days I dream of this-- I wish I was a separate person so I could beat the crap out of myself.

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#48

Pointless

Pointless

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Birdgirl45 4 months ago

Tbh I think this needs a trigger warning..):

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#49

Broken

Broken

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Emma Knappe 4 months ago

Oh damn, this hit hard

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#50

Agony

Agony

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Night Owl 4 months ago

When you're bullied

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#51

Addicted

Addicted

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SPRY 4 months ago

oh! i thought it was an online bait. the girl as the bait/light

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#52

My True Love

My true love

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Cheryl Ayre 4 months ago

People who cheat only see their happiness and how beautiful each other are. They perceive what they are going through to be true love. The spotlight, the colour in their lives...They neglect to consider those they cheat on but selfishly hang on to those anyway hence the hands are dominating and clinging. As they hang on they also would technically have one hand tied behind their backs for their new relationship. A cheater never gives fully even though they can justify what they perceive as true love.

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#53

Make Up

Make up

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engineer_nope.avi 4 months ago

This one is very sad. Some people just take outside beauty as a priority and forgot they have an inside too

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#54

Assumption

Assumption

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Birdgirl45 4 months ago

People always want us to be what they want

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#55

Memories

Memories

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nazan fidan 4 months ago

there is a black mirror episode about this pic.

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#56

Artblock

Artblock

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Michael awdry 4 months ago

This one is wholesome.

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#57

Soulmate

Soulmate

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Hannah Faith 4 months ago

yep

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#58

Identity Crisis

Identity crisis

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Jace 4 months ago

Be who you are. If you need self-improvement, fine, but you already have an identity without shopping for one.

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#59

Numb

Numb

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Christie Wilson 4 months ago

Yep. Feeling disconnected...

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#60

Get Used To It

Get used to it

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Christie Wilson 4 months ago

Yep. Don't inconvenience anyone with your pain!

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#61

Downfall

Downfall

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K. LNU 4 months ago

I was thinking "undermining."

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#62

Hierarchy

Hierarchy

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S Bagci 4 months ago

I was the one on the pitchfork.

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#63

Household

Household

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Jane Doe 4 months ago

I thought they were mourning the happy time before the family fell apart and everyone became unhappy.

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#64

Going Nowhere

Going nowhere

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Meyer Weinstock 4 months ago

ah, work...

#65

Scammer

Scammer

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Micah Patchen 4 months ago

Ohhh. That's good!!

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#66

Whatever

Whatever

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Genesis Harrison 4 months ago

Unhappiness,loneliness,an empty feeling of feeling like your alone .That is painful.I had to learn to break away from that.Its ok to care,it’s ok to have feelings and please know that u are never alone.

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#67

Victim

Victim

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K. LNU 4 months ago

Even without the title... this says a lot.

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#68

Growing Up

Growing up

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thepotatogirl 4 months ago

this one's cute

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#69

Failing In Life

Failing in life

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Mousio 4 months ago

The unshakeable fear

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#70

Net

Net

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Grace Barclay 4 months ago

Ensnared by technology.

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#71

Top Stories

Top stories

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Naomi Armitage 4 months ago (edited)

First rule of journalism: "If it bleeds, it leads."

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#72

Mom

Mom

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S Bagci 4 months ago

My mom never left. But I wanted her to.

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#73

Bipolar

Bipolar

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Mousio 4 months ago

True and true.

#74

Frustation

Frustration

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Mousio 4 months ago

Need a way to let it all out, eh?

#75

Thoughts

Thoughts

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Genesis Harrison 4 months ago

Negative thoughts eat you alive

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#76

Liberation