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I've nothing to say tonight. [Dec. 3rd, 2003|11:31 pm]
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..So here's some weird writing I found in a notebook, ca. September, 2003.

Fit to swim with a skull full of wishes,
scissoring down the street
Shrugging a sideways satchel of sand

You're shaking your head and watching your feet
I wear the roof on my head like a crown

How many nails would hold down my shoes,
my hair swaying like an arrangement of leaves
The sun on your scalp like a looking glass

What grade of silk was I once tailor-made from?
What kind of insect do I want to be?
Shaking my hips and watching the window
You watch the clock and forget how to sleep

(I'm just like the steel ball on black and white tile
Watching you watch the clock with one big fish eye.)


Whatever that means. Don is in Osaka with the Yamamoto (owner of Wheelers), and I'm trying to do anything but study. I'm taking a Japanese test Sunday; Don is, too. The difference is that he can pass the one he's taking. Mafumi says I have nothing to worry about... but when we check my 2-kyuu practice tests, she doubles over laughing.

How about a blurry photo?

Akane, Sachiko, Muyan, and Don around Oji-Koen, Kobe

Time to stop procrastinating...
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From: (Anonymous)
2003-12-03 08:42 am (UTC)

Nice to meet you!

I'm Miyuki, one of yuko's friends! I study English to my dream. By the way, Oji-koen is near my house!! I was surprised at this picture! Your journal is so lovely!! I will come here again. See you*
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2003-12-04 07:25 am (UTC)

Re: Nice to meet you!

Hey, we're almost neighbors! I'm glad you like the pictures. =)
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From: malo23
2003-12-03 10:07 am (UTC)
Thanks for the info. on the digital pics. Good luck on your Japanese test too!! とにかく、どれぐらい(日本語を)勉強しているんですか。日本は何年も住んでいるの、ずっと?さて、頑張ってくださいね。失敗しない!(: Well, it looks like I'm procrastinating too. I have a ton of stuff to do...

~m
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[User Picture]From: plumb76
2003-12-03 05:47 pm (UTC)
ooh! the evil JLPT. I've never taken it myself, but I would try to do the 2 kyu too, even though it looks like a bitch... even japanese people are like...'what the hell are they asking?!...' >_
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2003-12-04 07:42 am (UTC)
Hehehe, I took 3 kyu last year, and it was far less evil than I thought it would be. But this year I'm in way over my head! Oh well, it's my own (un)doing...
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2003-12-04 07:40 am (UTC)
Hey! Good luck with the pictures. Stop procrastinating! ;-) 私、日本に二年半勉強していた。日本に来るまえ、二年間勉強したけど、マジメでわな買った。その試験は、絶対失敗よ! It's fun, though...
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From: malo23
2003-12-09 12:44 am (UTC)
Hey chu_hi!

二年日本に住んでいるの?僕と同じじゃ(勉強するのはもう9年に近いけどね)。まあ、いいじゃない、それで。試験ガンバッテな(失敗だっていいから)。結果分かったら教えてくださいな!

じゃ、
~m

P.S. 日本のどこにいるの?僕はズット関西の方に(京都と大坂)。まり子のフルサトは鳥取県だけどね(そこにも一ヶ月ほど住んでいたが、本当にすることは何もなかったよ!)。

If you can't read this just let me know! :)
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2003-12-09 03:13 am (UTC)
Hey! 先月の鳥取写真を見ましたか?僕もずっと関西に住んでいます。(神戸と西宮。)その日本語能力試験がやっぱり難しかったけど。来年も頑張ろう!
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From: malo23
2003-12-09 10:11 am (UTC)
Ms. chu_hi-san

「飲むのが強そうだな,あの名は!」(;

こん間写真見たよ、全部!素敵だった。実は砂丘に行くチャンスが全くなかったよ(鳥取に住んでいたのに)。ウラヤマシイ! 「sniffle」 まあ、今度で、今度で。。。

関西はエエやろう、関東よりも!(; 「僕は、関西弁でしゃべろうとするとアホみたいとチャウ?」ああ、京都にまた行きたいな。今年の夏かね?

P.S.試験お疲れ様!

~m
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