Of Thoughts and Swords

A blog about Science, Philosophy, Wargaming, Literature and other things, in three or more languages.

Haiku 2 25.10.2016

街路灯(がいろとう) 影(かげ)で黄葉(こうよう) 艶(つや)めくる Im Lichte der Straßenlaterne erscheinen in Pracht Die gelben Blätter They twinkle brightly under the streetlight The fading leaves

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Haiku 1 25.10.2016

満々(まんまん)たるよ 美人(びじん)な頬紅(ほおべに) 見(み)るきだけ Auf den vollen Straßen Seh ich als Einziges Der Schönheit rote Wangen The only remarkable Amidst the crowd The beauties rouge

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Haiku 18-20.10.2016

紅車(べにぐるま) 上立(うえたつる) 紫烏(むらさきからす) Das Auto dunkelrot Der Rabe auf dem Dach In violett The crimson car Upon the roof A purple raven

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Haiku 11.10.2016

電車(でんしゃ)の音(おと) と共(とも)に聞(き)くる 若(わか)し鳩(はと) Gemeinsam mit den Geräuschen des Zuges Dringt an mein Ohr Das Gezwitscher junger Tauben Among the trains´ humming I stumble upon Young doves chatter

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Linguistic Racism and how to spot it (sometimes)

These days I was reminded how easily discrimination, may it be racism, sexism or any other kind of it, hides among our everyday language. The first instance was the new … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · Leave a comment