Squeeshy Things

the fun, warm, and squeeshy things of life

Month: June, 2014

My Favorite Love Poem: by Pablo Neruda

” I do not love you as if you were salt-rose or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.
I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride,
so I love you because I know no other way than this:

Where I does not exists, nor you,
so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,
so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep. “

– Pablo Neruda
(One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII)


Squeeshy Thing 1: Life After College – The Lessons That College Taught Me

the big lesson that college taught me.

I have obtained my bachelors in music business!

I could not be any happier, I’m so excited to finally have accomplished college. I’m from Mexico and graduating high school is a milestone, let alone college. Anyways, I’m very proud of myself for being the first member in my family to go and graduate college.

I must admit, it was long and dreary but definitely worth it. I’m so blessed and thankful to have gone for a career that I’m passionate about. I had questioned it at the beginning simply because I was influenced by the “adults” to not go for a risky career that guarantees me no success. I was so close to enrolling in local college for business, even though there isn’t anything wrong that field, it’s not what I wanted to do.

I followed my heart and went for it, but I didn’t do it on my own, I had the support of loved ones. For a while, like any other college student, I questioned whether if that’s what I wanted to do, or maybe I wanted to be in the film industry.

College sure makes you questions a lot of things about yourself, like your SANITY! Sometimes we bitch and complaint about the awfulness of college, and it’s not until it’s over that you realize what a wonderful growing experience it is.

  1. It prepares you for the environment you’re going to be working in
  2. It teaches you about your strengths and weaknesses
  3. Core values, such as respect, honesty, and responsibility
  4. Behavioral skills, like discipline, organization, and time management
  5. Most importantly, it teaches you to never give up

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