Category Archives: Lessons of Life

Flashbacks…

Something, forgotten, long, long, LONG ago, that I blocked out, suppressed, even, and now, they all came, flooding back, faster, that 75mph! Flashbacks, they come, at the most inconvenient of times, when you’re, trying, to forget about your pasts, and, … Continue reading

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A Love, Wrong from the Start…

“But let me tell you this: she was never supposed to be tortured for loving you.” You’re always keeping her at arm’s length, but your eyes are never far away. You tell her how much you need her, but continue … Continue reading

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Her Broken Face…

She stared, hared, into the mirror, that’s been cracked up, and, she saw, a fractured reflection of herself… It’d, made her think and ponder: when, did I, become like this?  Why am I, broken right now, failing, to realize, that … Continue reading

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Bitterness, Condensed, a Poem

Remembering the lessons taught to you by your eldest sister and mother, and, they’re, no longer here, translated… Mom’s Gone, at the Age of a Hundred Without Her, Our Eldest Sister Became Mom She’s Eighty-Six, Died on August Sixth And … Continue reading

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Tell Me I’m Your Favorite!

Tell me I’m your favorite, even if you love us all equally, mom!  Translated… My three-year-old son fell seriously ill, and the children when sick, became especially fragile. In the early morning, he’d burst out crying, and I can’t quiet … Continue reading

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Cheng & His Teacher

Here’s a YouTube performance by this individual with cerebal palsy…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP9lK2Ork4o An inspiration to everybody whose lives he manages to touch, from the Front Page Sections, translated… I was invited to the Light-Up Cultural Foundation’s concert, “I Love You, Teachers”, there … Continue reading

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The Rider of Dragons

The mentoring of children in an orphanage, this, is just one particular case, translated… Hill from Guanxi just went on to his first grade of middle school, he got accepted into the arts program, his favorite subject. Since his elementary … Continue reading

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