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Chainsaw Articulation of Feathered Storms

Off the cuff medium length surrealistic or something verse of a mix of different classes of words, and find in it what you will, I have not read it yet. 476 more words

Poem

Expats Get a Bad Rap in Switzerland

Last year, Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) started airing a show called 26 Minutes, a weekly 26-minute Swiss French show reminiscent of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the Colbert Report in the way that it mixes banal news with comic relief. 180 more words

Switzerland

The Oxymoronic struggles of day-today life in Germany

The one thing that really sticks out in my mind as something that I really, truly did not know about German culture before we moved here, was how oxymoronic the social norms are here. 976 more words

INDIFFERENCE

Indifference, that ugly beast
Creating the death of the species
Creating the nothing of exurbia
Creating the violence of exclusion
The end of people’s lives… 12 more words

I'll Catch You Up At The Lights

W. H. Davies

Leisure

What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
No time to stand beneath the boughs… 624 more words

Third Culture Kids

Thought of the day

“The willingness to change one’s identity, or at least add a second identity – perhaps one of the most painful psychological experiences humans can encounter but also one of the most liberating – is shaped first and foremost by the willingness of the host culture to accept the immigrant into the community. 79 more words

ENGLISH

Aculturado, Retroaculturado y Asimilado

El aculturado vive en dos mundos—el del país donde creció—su cultura de origen y en la de residencia—donde vive; por ejemplo, Shakira.

El retroaculturado está más empapado de la cultura de residencia pero tiene interés en aprender la cultura de sus padres o abuelos; por ejemplo, Eva Longoria. 82 more words

Cultural Identity