Dust if you must – by Rose Milligan

Dust if you must by Rose Milligan

Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better
To paint a picture or write a letter,
Bake a cake or plant a seed,
Ponder the difference between want and need?
Dust if you must, but there’s not much time, 
With rivers to swim and mountains to climb,
Music to hear, and books to read, 
Friends to cherish and life to lead. 
Dust if you must, but the world’s out there, 
With the sun in your eyes, the wind in your hair, 
A flutter of snow, a shower of rain. 
This day will not come round again. 
Dust if you must, but bear in mind, 
Old age will come and it’s not kind. 
And when you go – and go you must – 
You, yourself, will make more dust. 
Thanks to my friend Elske, I found out about this poem.
I think it is wonderful and it tells you how you can’t sit around and do nothing.
Rose describes the wonderful things in life you can do instead of collecting dust, because when you are dead, you will collect more dust than you ever wished for!

My hands smell like garlic.

And it’s disgusting. I washed it like 20 times and they still smell. I always have this problem when I squeezed the garlic.
Don’t get me wrong, I love garlic! But just not on my hands, thank you.

It has been such a long time since I wrote a blogpost and that is because I have been so busy.
The CSE’s, which are the central exams here in Holland, start within about a month. And I am shitting my pants.
I don’t want it to start. Well, actually I don’t want it to end. Not the exams, ofcourse I want the exams to end.
I don’t want this schoolyear to end.
It is a really double feeling, since I am so excited to leave school and start something new, but on the other hand I am going to miss the school where I’m on now. I don’t want to miss all the people that I had a lot of fun with for a long time. We have been through quite a lot together and that creates a bond, even with people you don’t like so much.

However, I am so excited to go studying next year. I got my interview last Tuesday for UCR, University College Roosevelt. I just hope so much that I got in, because I really love that place. It gives you such a good feeling, at least as a prospective student. They make you feel so welcome! Also the system they use is really nice. It’s called Liberal Arts and Sciences and it basically means that you can put together your own diploma. With some requirements ofcourse, but it is really free. I think it’s a good system for me because I want everything, and I hope to find out there what it is that I want to do.

Because I want to do so much in life, I hope there is time for all of it!
I am going to think of what I can write here. I had a really cool idea, but I don’t know if more people think it is as fun as I think it is.