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When you neglect reading novels in your native language

As a non-native English speaker, preferring reading novels in English Language is like holding a double-edged sword. People praise me for my knowledge about the foreign language. 472 more words


Trump Proves Steinbeck

“A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.”

~John Steinbeck, awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this day in 1962

From The Economist: 99 more words

Study Break

Why Do You Got To Get Killed?

I had a pup called Inspiration
He was tiny, brown and white
But he succumbed to fondulation
Now I don’t know what to write


Why Read?

Regular readers of the blog, and those who know me will be well aware that I love reading.  This hasn’t always been a passion and love of mine however.  920 more words


The Invisible Hand: A Doxology

via Daily Prompt: Artificial

Leader: All deities have prices,

And demand sacrifices

so in Market We Trust

All: It will reveal Joy to us, 33 more words


The Air Feels Fine

I’m hiding in the brush, I bet,
But George ain’t come and get me yet.
He gonna give me hell, I know,
But I remembered where to go: 50 more words


Inescapable Inheritances


Heirlooms are material reminders of ancestors born in different decades. They serve as a connection that transcends a person’s presence. I touch: you touched. The inheritances most confusing are the ones unseen. 2,176 more words