Tag Archives: Prose

Wondrous Japanese-English Translations

I love reading English subtitles that are translated from Japanese. BUT NO I DON’T MEAN IT IN THE SILLY WAY!

I’ve always read the english translations whenever I hear a Japanese song, and their interesting wording– even though each translator comes up with unique word choices– always fascinates me. Well, in real life, you’ll never hear someone say that they are going to make a wish to the star that runs through darkness. (That’s from Black Rock Shooter) Sometimes, the translation sounds all nonsensical and odd, but mostly they make sense! Continue reading

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Tolerance VS Acceptance (Prose-ish)

Haven’t we all realized? There’s a paramount difference between tolerance and acceptance, and upon reflecting I think that I have been tolerating more than I should have been, leading to a very nasty feeling stirring within me, right after I had a quarrel with my friend. In the end, both of us refused to back down, but I apologized. Why?

Positively thinking, I told myself that it was because I had valued the friendship more than my pride. But this was definitely a case of simply tolerance, for I did not accept her words at all. And there’s a limit to everyone’s patience.

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A Poem A Day Leads The Mind Astray

Not exactly poem but my prose-ish thing..  I’m gonna try and be committed to writing at least one a week and posting them here. It might not help, but I want to believe that doing this will improve my English or at least my creative side :P Well, but at least one thing is that I’ve put in all my emotions writing these (I only write when I feel a strong surge of emotions welling up) so at least when i’m older and I look back at them, I can laugh at how silly I was :) So here’s a short one for today! Continue reading