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Inspiratie

Home is where the heart is.

I feel like a little history is needed. To me, it feels all connected, and in a way, it has taken me to where I am today. Bare with me, please, or skip ahead, whichever you prefer. Here we go. When my father was 18 years old, he went to …

Calvin and Hobbes

Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.

It is a week before my 27th birthday and I am sitting on my bed with tears in my eyes. I have just finished watching a late night talk show that my mom recommended to me, and one of the topics (which is why my mom recommended it) was the …

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The Pursuit of Happyness

 Christopher Gardener brings his son to a day care in China Town each day. It costs him $150,- a month, an amount he really can’t miss. He is behind on paying his rent, he is behind on paying the bill for the day care, and he is behind o paying …

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My brother is my hero.

“Let me go, I don’t wanna be your hero. I don’t wanna be a big man, just wanna fight like everyone else.” A boy in the end of his teens sat on a kitchen chair and started strumming his guitar. His sister sat 2 feet away from him on another wooden chair, …

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For you / Voor jou

Below you will find a poem, that I first came across about 13 or 14 years ago. I was in school, and for our Dutch literature class, we had to do creative assignments about the books we had read. Being the hopeless (or hopeful?) romantic that I already was back …