You know that thing that you love more than your ego. I want it. 肝っ玉の小さい人間だけど、自分に正直という気の強さは持ちたい。 Continue reading lost in a hinterland
Firmly and fervently, convictions pace towards the finish line, While fear and insecurity watch and stand on the sidelines. What is your dream? For Three Line Tales, Week Twenty One Continue reading what’s your dream?
I was watching the movie Apollo 13 and realized that I have never had my moon. I have never had anything to aim, a dream. They say to write ideas down on a piece of paper to visualize them. I need to set and write down my goals. What do I want to be in five years? What do I want to accomplish? What do … Continue reading dropping the ball
I was a wide-glowing-eyed dreamy girl. I wanted to save the world, help people, be a good Samaritan. My first dream was to run an orphanage. The cartoon I was reading had a great impact on me. For a while after that, when someone asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I immediately answered, “Doctor.” I had watched a TV program … Continue reading dreams do come true
I was helping my mom pack. My sister was tired. She had done it for the past couple of months and couldn’t do it anymore. My mom was melancholic, wanting to take everything. So, I took over, separating what to take and what to throw away. I was almost done when the mover showed up. The “to-take” pile was still huge but manageable. As I … Continue reading mom is moving
I am awake now. I think I was dreaming. I was behind at work and rattling around in my dream again, when my mind started to merge with the stillness of the night. I hear dogs snoring lightly and my heart beating fast. I inhale the hush. I slowly open my eyes, and gradually the room illumed by moonlight comes into view. It’s still dark. … Continue reading insomnia/夢
When I was a child, I wanted to have my own orphanage. When I was a child, I wanted to be a cartoonist. When I was a child, I wanted to be a doctor. When I was a child, I wanted to be a writer. When I was a child, I wanted to be a teacher for special needs kids. When I was a … Continue reading When I was a child — 大きくなったら