Monthly Archives: November 2013

Forests in the sky…


If you’ve ever doubted yourself, walk deep into any forest. Notice how the trees still stand even though they are given no recognition. Walk along any stream. The water still flows, though no one stops to praise it. Watch the stars late at night; they shine without acknowledgment. Humans are just the same. We are […]

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antephialtic


Whisper the mantra handed by him solace  yourself, center the crooked Time and time again listen again cradle the covers The voice murmurs shine on the road shine on oneself Whisper the succoring mantra soothe the skin lull the voix

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Ready? BREAK!


And so, Thanksgiving break is upon us in Western Illinois University. Now. If you’re a graduate student you realize that “break” is something that is found in mythology. As the semester starts to close you can observe graduate students with less hair, irritability, frustration and perfumed in desperation. Deadlines close in, projects and papers are […]

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Looming skies


Billowing masses exude crack, ripple, deluge light razes gale grazes Calm… Trees creak, dancing leaves rain drizzles …just stand still

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On the twelfth week of Grad School, my baton said to me…


On the twelfth week of Grad School, my baton said to me: ‘member all that’s happened to thee… I am stronger than I look, wiser than I know, and a hell lot a braver than most people I know. Sometimes slow and steady wins the race, sometimes it just means your dead. Show the ictus, my […]

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szalai loleila


szalai, szalai close your eyes count to ten szalai, szalai breathe smile love szalai, szalai loleila patience, resilience, serene. Light will come, dark will fall, szalai will come szalai for the better….

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Tour, Paper, Presentation, GO!


And this week passed… It was a very intensive week for me. 4-5 hours of sleep, 30 pages of a paper that was due, a presentation for my choral literature class, 7 schools  visited, 2 Church Concerts, 3 days of Recruitment Tour with the Western Illinois University… let’s just say you have 1 very tired […]

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Write, though your hands are aching


This week is going to be a very hectic week for me. These past weeks have been ok, but every single thing that occurred, was in preparation for this week. In this week, I am going on tour with the Western Illinois University Singers  tomorrow (Monday), Tuesday and Wednesday. For this tour, whom my very awesome […]

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