Maybe people say, “A picture is worth a thousand words” because a picture captures an action, and actions speak louder than words.
mother im sick
im so sick of school
help me im drowning
a homework filled pool
somebody save me
im dying inside
i said i can do it
it seems that i lied
the pressure is too much
its crushing my skull
theres no time for living
my schedule is too full
if school is for learning
theres one thing ive learned
a very long break
feels like something ive earned
The point of life isn’t to be perfect, it’s to learn and grow from our choices and mistakes.
Collect memories, not things. As time goes on material things break, get lost, and lose their value. Memories however, will always be there, to remind you of the great things you’ve done. The experiences you’ve had. The people you care about, and the precious moments spent together. So spend more time collecting memories, and leave the things to collect dust.
When you love yourself and are happy with who you are, it’s easier to feel at peace with your own life, and be proud of others rather than envious.
“Don’t let comparison steal your joy”
Fascinating article about languages and understanding other cultures through them
During the past few years, I’ve been referred to in the media as “The World’s Youngest Hyperpolyglot” — a word that sounds like a rare illness. In a way it is: it describes someone who speaks a particularly large number of foreign languages, someone whose all-consuming passion for words and systems can lead them to spend many long hours alone with a grammar book.
But while it’s true that I can speak in 20 different languages, including English, it took me a while to understand that there’s more to language than bartering over kebabs in Arabic or ordering from a menu in Hindi. Fluency is another craft altogether.
I began my language education at age thirteen. I became interested in the Middle East and started studying Hebrew on my own. For reasons I still don’t quite understand, I was soon hooked on the Israeli funk group Hadag Nachash, and would…
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Sometimes, all it takes is an hour out of your own day, maybe less, to fix all twenty four of someone else’s. And maybe even a little more.