Category Archives: dreams

Eine Handvoll Gluck- Barbara Noack

“Eine Handvoll Gluck is besser als ein Haufen Verstand.” “A handful of luck is better than a heap of Reason.” That’s what they said in those days, when situations changed by the ticking of seconds, and the government sought to … Continue reading

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What’s the point with words?

Sometimes I wrote cos those words wouldn’t stop coming from somewhere deep inside, and I felt I would suffocate if I didn’t get them down on paper. I wrote in glitter pens- when life was good; in pencils- when I … Continue reading

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The invention of wings.

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd She said “Once upon a time, Africans could fly. They would circle around the sun- like blackbirds. We lost that magic when we became slaves.” “The invention of wings” is the best … Continue reading

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When yet another paper gets rejected…

They didn’t ask me how I dealt with all my rejections. But when 3 research papers were finally published, they asked: “How did you go about it?”  or “Could you teach me how to write a paper?” The only answer … Continue reading

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Where does your confidence come from?

From the neat lines and shades, applied on your face, the expensive dress. From the carvings created by muscles,  you painfully work, your expensive suit. From the famous people you associate with, your high profile job. The search results of … Continue reading

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Those memories

I will treasure our memories Like feathers- tucked away Between book pages. Like precious shells, colored Glass pieces, marbles, and 3 D cards, In a tiny cardboard box. Like balloons, from the exhibition, Tied to the gate, For fear, they … Continue reading

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And they fought.

And his words were hard and cutting, When once they were romantic and flattering. And his smile froze in derision and discomfort, Where once it was loving and devoted. And his eyes were cold and frightening, Where once they were … Continue reading

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Come Thirsty

It was the beginning of another year. She felt like life was pressing on her from every side. Darkness threatened to subdue her spirit. An overwhelming sense of helplessness and hopelessness engulfed her. And she was afraid. Afraid that she … Continue reading

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A little light

  A little light in the darkest night, A flickering flame, threatening to cease, Is lighted when a little smile, In an ocean of indifferent faces, Creates a little space.   A gentle word in a flood of communication, When … Continue reading

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She…

 she gave up.  she let go.  she didn’t see a reason to keep fighting,  nor did she have the strength anymore.  so she let herself go.  let herself fall,  felt the weightlessness. beneath the closed eyelids, tears formed and overflowed, … Continue reading

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