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Pause

Pause. Der Moment zwischen Ein-Atem und Aus-Atem. In dem alles für die Dauer eines Wimpernschlages stillsteht. Dieser Moment der Stille, in dem die Musik aufhört. Und nur darauf wartet, wieder einzusetzen. Der Moment, in dem alle Produktivität stoppt. Um danach wieder mit neuem Elan ans Werk zu gehen. Pausen, so erklärt man mir kürzlich, sind […]

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Englisch Poesie

Bad intent, good intent

A little while ago I accidentally hurt a wise man. My mouth was faster than my brain. Before I could stop, I had uttered words that were not supposed to be uttered. I excused myself stating that I had no bad intent. That it was an accident. That I meant well. That I was sorry. […]

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Too warm, too busy, too many excuses

Too warm. I like summer. The heatwave hits Europe. And I admit that I now understand the siesta culture in hot countries. I do not want to admit it. even to myself. I do not want to join in the choir of complaints. I love summer. Still my productivity drops. Too warm. Too busy. A […]