Daily Prompt: Apply Yourself


Describe your last attempt to learn something that did not come easily to you.

About two years ago, i became fascinated with the African talking drum, and i really wanted to learn how to play it. So i bought the drum, and asked my cousin to teach me how to play it. In the few days i spent with him, he gave me a basic lesson, and instructions on how to practice on my own.  A knowledge of Yoruba language is required to play to Yoruba songs, so i thought i would be easy for me since i speak Yoruba fluently. 

To cut a long story short, it’s been two years now and i can only play the few songs my cousin thought me. Meanwhile, my brother who never got the lesson, but messes around with my drum, can play it better than me.

 

Advertisements

About prettywitgla33es

Hi! I'm a college student currently living in Pennsylvania. I'm young, and taking life one step at a time, learning new things, trying new things, and striving to become a better person every day. Hope you like my post. Make sure to click the "like" and "follow" buttons! Love, **xx Prettywitgla33es

3 responses to “Daily Prompt: Apply Yourself

  1. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Apply Yourself | The Panama Adventure

  2. At least you’ve tried.

Hey! Dont Just Go, write something!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 230 other followers

Award

Shine on Award

Most Influential blog of the year

Most Influential Blog of the Year Award

%d bloggers like this: