Für meine Familie/ To my family

Wenn ich mich verliere, dann findet ihr mich wieder. Ihr gebt mir Halt ohne mich festzuhalten. Ihr nehmt mich wie ich bin und es gibt nichts zu beweisen, ich muss gar nichts und deshalb will ich alles tun. Ihr bringt mich immer wieder dazu, alle Mauern einzureißen, die ich um mich gebaut habe. Ihr lasst…

The best we ever could be

you stumbled into my world and without hesitation you made clear that if I ever stumbled, what I do pretty often, you would be there to catch me and if it turned out that you couldn’t then you would stumble with me and we would enjoy the view from down there when we are together…

Books you must read #4

4. Pascal Mercier – Night Train to Lisbon The main character, Gregorius, teaches classical languages at a Swiss college, and lives a life governed by routine. He finds a book that speaks to his deadened soul and searches out details of Amadeu-the author’s life in a quest to know about someone who might have found…

Books you must read #3

3. Mitch Albom – Tuesdays with Morrie Mitch Albom, the author, describes his hectic life as a sports writer, jet setting around the world, reaching all his goals in life but still missing something essential. When Mitch accidentally sees his former teacher and mentor from college on Night Line with Ted Koppel, Mitch is curious…

Books you must read #2

2. Henry David Thoreau – Walden (Life in the Woods) Walden is a book about Henry D. Thoreau’s experiences and observations while living in natural surroundings, away from society. By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Some of the major topics in his book…

It’s easy

It’s easy to find opinion It’s hard to find truth Something to rely on Without the reach of proof People will tell you what you want to hear So basically there is no opinion but your’s That you have to fear Stop blaming others Cause only you yourself can make it all clear It’s easy…

love letter to words and language

I love languages. And I love words. For most of you this is not a very surprising or shocking coming-out now, I mean I am learning 5 different languages, I am studying Sinology, I am living in China to improve my Chinese and I am constantly talking about my wish to learn Arabic…It’s just a…