The Secrets of the Night Sky.

the moon told me, that it was quite easy - to count yourself lost among all of the dazzling stars, even if you can see them scarcely. for humanly trained eyes, at the rustle-sensitive time of night, stars are but balls of dotted sidekicks - created only for chaperoning - a dependent, dutiful presence, whose …

Is it really that bad to be selfish?

"No one who wants something from life can be completely selfless. If they seem selfless, they're either

a) extremely cunning, and thus good at maintaining the façade,
b) extremely stupid, or
c) simply naïve."

Of exaggerations.

For those people who seem to exaggerate everything - the good, the bad, the middling. For whom it's always an either of two extreme paths - go big or go home - but are still an irreplaceable part of our lives. My piece, personally, is for one of the most interesting, most insanely dramatic characters I've ever read in literature - Holden Caulfield, the protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye, which I'm strangely obsessed with. It's about how people who talk in degrees much greater than their own selves tend to embellish nearly everything, except when it comes to their own faults. If you've read the book, read the poem through from his perspective. It's totally normal to dedicate poetry to fictional characters, right?

Casa En El Aire – Arevalo lyrics (Spanish to English Translation #01) Kicking off a new project under the blog, where I try to translate Spanish music into English, purely in order for me to revise the Spanish I've learnt before it completely vacates my otherwise empty brain. Also because it annoys me how most websites creating such translations first post the entire song in Spanish, …