I have had a rethink

Posted: June 12, 2012 in Deep, Uncategorized
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Nothing should waste. Even bad things. If bad things shouldn’t waste, that means nothing is truly bad ba? Let’s leave philosophy for another day.

Last week, my heart was heavy. It sunk to the bottom like water under oil.  I made a post and couldn’t bring myself to respond to comments on it. Blog faithfuls, I hope you understand?

In the wake of those events, I have had a rethink on so many things. Let me share them with you.

If I was there, I would have used not a few swear words at the airport. I do that when confronted with bureaucratic procedures and a little delay. I would have grunted grudgingly at the hostesses and stared down at the loud person making a call just before take-off. I would have been human.

In the wake of it, my family members who haven’t seen me in a year would mourn a memory. My friends (few) would write notes about me. Most of these notes would contain information I already have in my CV and not memories.

I have had a rethink on so many things.

I really should go and see my people. It’s been a while. Technology is a thief. She rips us of what is important and gives us the chaff. You get so comfortable with listening to metallic voices on the phone and watching BBM updates, that a physical presence become secondary-a vestigial organ that can be done away with.

I have toyed with the idea of having my younger brother over. You know, have a weekend with him, take him to the mall-pick up a few stuffs that catch his eye. Go to the cinemas, play ‘monkey post’’ at the beach as we used to when younger-that kinda thing. The plan has always remained in my head. Well, I have finally fixed a date for it-July 27th. It’s gonna gulp a fifth of my salary, but what-the-hell?

I really should tolerate my friends some more. I can’t count how many people I have deleted off my list for simply having ‘wrong updates’. ‘This girl only knows how to snap her boobs’, ‘This boy is always misspelling stolen lyrics’ and pam-pam! I have deleted them. I really should take a Chill Pill.

And yeah, my job. There should be more to life than waking up at 5 a.m every morning and hoping I get to work before my supervisor. There should be more than thinking of the electronic gadget I am going to get at month’s end. The world out there to conquer is bigger than my air-conditioned cubicle. This one is still a thought in formation sha. I will think about it tomorrow.

  1. suleiman onimisi joseph says:

    Absolutely brilliant….couldn’t help but save some lines…

  2. Obinna says:

    Some friends are meant to remain as phone contacts only, so you are free to use your “delete button” on them on BBM. #bigGrin#

  3. prince adeyemi hunter says:

    The Beauty of life is within….until we look inward and ask ourselves what really matters most…..u never can tell when u will breathe d last….I hv been thinking too..

  4. mayor brawn says:

    True talk ‎​M̶̲̥̅A broda, ϑε̲̣̣r̲̅’ Ȋ̝̊̅ڪ more † this life than jez faking up reality. let’s be real.

  5. odeshinabola says:

    I ought to send this to someone guilty of all you said but he’ll be too busy to open the link. We need incidence to jolt us into reality sometimes

  6. Marcel @Hybern8 says:

    Life as I know it, is too short to live over social media. Physical contact and presence is good and can not be overruled by BBM, twitter, FB and the likes.

    Just last week I left to Kenya and said good bye to my wife. I was scared those might be my last words to her or might be the last time I was seeing her. (#DanaTrauma) so i gave her a big kiss and promised her i was coming back. thank God i came back. even though i made calls across, it wasn’t enough.

    I very much agree with you Osisiye, take that time out, visit, play, say nice things to people you love. communicate as much as possible to them.

    life is too short to eject the USB safely. #JustSaying!!!

  7. Oiza says:

    It aint nothing but d truth-d ish about technology. Gotta share this with others…

  8. Ewaoluwa lorei says:

    Hehe…dat was really gr8 dear….I very much agree with Marcel

  9. jemmyma says:

    LIfe is what distracts u from death.
    This is a nice picsho u hav painted, hopefully I’ll be on d guestlist wen d gallery is finished.
    Forgiv me if I’m spelling wrongly too.. 🙂

  10. jemmyma says:

    PS- I hope I’d be able to write more than what’s on ur CV.

  11. berkley daniels najomoh says:

    Nemo!!!!…u always @ it…I have also had to rethink,longer and harder on if I should break your head or just always give you the thumbs-up you truly deserve

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