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A lesson from my nephew

Sam, who’s six, is an expert on Ninja turtles.  He’s seen all the animations, loves the comics, can name each character, give you their histories and play the stories out in Lego. 410 more words

Writing

Pablo Picasso

(Picasso recalls his mother’s ambitions for him.)

“When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. 21 more words

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Gregory Peck

Entering a crowded restaurant with a companion, Gregory Peck found no table available.

“Tell them who you are,” murmured the friend.

“If you have to tell them who you are, you aren’t anybody,” said Peck.

Gregory Peck

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HOW I STARTED TO LOVE SPANISH?

I remember when I was a sixth grader during my English class, we were required to submit a Home Reading Report every week. The purpose of this is to encourage the students to read and appreciate books especially the literary pieces. 414 more words

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SILENT FILM

Curro Vargas

After my work in Ahead Galleria, I decided to visit and watch the Silent Film Festival sponsored by Instituto Cervantes de Manila which is my present school today. 117 more words

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poem-leaving

The trucks are packed

tight with boxes and furniture.

You’re off to The Big City for university,

to earn the final credentials to begin your career. 34 more words

Poetry

Empty Chairs

The empty chairs are sometimes not completely empty. No, there is, if they feel like going out, some kind of device sitting on it; usually a phone, or maybe something that can download an application of sorts. 280 more words

Thoughts