Tokyo-Genso’s amazing art: Japan illustrations

Shinjuku Station

shinjuku-station

Before I start, I should say, I took this images from gakuranman.com . I was so impressed that I felt like I had to publish them on my site too. I only took some, the ones I really liked but if you want to see more you can go gakuranman’s site.

The guy who created these illustrations,tokyo-genso’s site can be also accessed from this link.

These are one of the best and breathtaking lillustratiuons. So detailed, realistic and above the dreamy. Enjoy and leave a comment if you are as impressed as I am.

Cheers

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A Poem from Nazim Hikmet : Hiroshima Child

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Hiroshima Child

I come and stand at every door
But none can hear my silent tread
I knock and yet remain unseen
For I am dead for I am dead

I’m only seven though I died
In Hiroshima long ago
I’m seven now as I was then
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Sadako’s Story of Paper Cranes

2 months ago, I finally made my life-long dream come true and went to Hiroshima. When I was younger, it was one of my biggest desire. Because first the reality of what had happened in Hiroshima was so painful and shameful and come to 100 percent realization what actually had happened in there is impossible unless you see it with your own eyes. Second, going to Japan where is so damn far away from my Country was something unimaginably unlikely.

In the end, I was there. My heart was aching and, could not help crying in the museum when I was reading especially Sadako’s story over again. I knew her story. I read the book but still, being in there, front of her photos, the paper cranes which she had been folded with her own hands hit me harder then ever. I tried to write her story myself however I was scared that my tears was going to break my computer. Do not get this as cheating. I am taking  her short story and what happened with paper cranes from wiki. Please read it until the end and know that she was there, this is her story. Continue reading

I love living in Japan – part1

Yeah maybe never mentioned before but I live in Japan and I absolutely love here. Japan is a special place on earth, that holds its unique spirit stronger than any other nation or country. From the first day I came here up until now, it still mesmerizing me somehow, whereas you would expect to get used to living in here and the facts after 2 years later right!!? No… every single day it adds up the appreciation of being able to live in here.
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