Comfort in My MessAnthony NguyenMary Schultz, InstructorEWRT 200.05Assignment Sequence #1-2November 9, 2006Comfort in My Mess I am sitting here writing about what it's like to be sitting here writing. The physical aspect of my writing environment is my small, messy room, in which there is a twin-sized bed, a desktop Compaq computer, a wooden door and my desk. Well, I am just sitting here in my room and just trying to think what to write about. I am trying to relax my mind, and I hear Smashing Pumpkins and Mega Man III original soundtrack in the background as well as a bleeping noise from my computer. I see a dark window, bookshelves, and on my cluttered desk are a dictionary, magazines, papers, and two pictures of my mom, sister, and me at graduation. My bed is kind of hard to sleep on because it is so narrow, and I toss and turn a lot. I see a ton of DVDs, audio CDs, books and magazines just lying around my roo
Grandfather SoulGrandfather's SoulThe worship of ancestors in the spirit world is an important part of Buddhist beliefs. If ancestors are not worshipped and made a continuing part of daily life, they will just wander in the spirit world and be unable to warn of disasters in dreams (28-29). It is the responsibility of male family members to carry out this tradition. In "Mr. Green," from A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, 1993 Pulitzer Prize Winning Robert Olen Butler contrasts the religious differences between the Catholic Vietnamese granddaughter with her aging Buddhist grandfather. I believe the religious conflict between the generations is serious from grandfather's point of view but not from the granddaughter's.The Vietnamese girl is Catholic, but her grandfather is a Buddhist who believes in the worship of ancestors. She promises to pray for the ancestors in the Catholic Church, but that is not good enough for grandfather; "Not possible,"
LifeLifeSept 6, 2006Look at yourself;Cause this destruction by yourself,With no sympathy upon your family or your friends,Try to hide this pain that you might be a burden to all of them.Don't be so stressed over this and life is a journey, which repeated with someone in mindJust sit back and relax for a little bit.The world is nothing without you.Please don't kill yourselfYou are treasure of that special someone…That someday you will meet someoneThat you can be happy with…End
No More TearsNo more tearsJuly 7, 2006I wish there were no more fightsOn this Land of ours.I have been dreaming about this in my mind.So, that we don't have to cry no moreBut there is still tension on our planetCan you hold me and be there for me?Please don't wake me up from this vision of oursI don't want you to let me goBecause somewhere in this world,I need a sacred place for us,To be alone in this cold worldTo have each other again,Without any brawl in this world.We don't have to shed our tears anymore No more, no more
Letting It All GoLetting It All GoJune 21, 2006Whenever the rocks come crashing downAnd maybe I can bleed, cry, and fight just like himThis pain, I have kept it all inside of meWishing that I can be a knight for youThough, when I need you.....You just push me awayFrom youJust let me run away...From youI wish that I never had talked to youLet me fade away in your mind I guess you are that butterflyAnd I should let go of that butterfly....
Untitled IIUntitled IIFeb 12, 2006ZeroknightWhen the moon and sunshine collide,There are no words to describe stuff about you,Will you be alright when you close your eyes?Because the demon have been attacking you,I shall protect you my loveI always be your side through thick and thinEven it kills me by those demonsTry to smile for me, my sunshineYou are an angel,I will take you away,Just you and ITo escape this lifeJust as friendAnh yeu em bang
Lost Planet"Lost Planet"January 25, 2006ZeroknightI stand here alone,To just waiting for you in lost planet of ours.Countless oceans just moving back and forth,All over our lands, I have been seeking…That courage to tell you "the way I feel about you"I can't understand this emotional feeling from myselfto let this lie resting from my heartNo one can see my sadness except for you and,I have seen the shiny moon lit up in the sky 'cause…You were there with me but you are goneFrom our lost planet Nowhere to be found Bye My love…