Thursday, May 17, 2007

An Apostasy to Mr. Gump's Creed


I rubbed my eyes in clear disgust over my clock’s hostility. It’s the 16th of May and I never had an all-night’s sleep but it’s time to get up again and prepare my body for another ordinary day. An enormous cat bristles over the the rooftop of our neighbor’s house signaling that everybody’s up except for indolent beings who remain undaunted by the day’s requirements. I shouted at the cat aghast over his overbearingness of the laid-back life of the animalia kingdom. “You may never know Mr. Cat but destiny may betray you. There’s this news last night that there’s a shortage of meat in the city!” . . .(only to be embarrassed) The cat shouted back in shrill voice: “How are you today? You look grumpy and pale!”



Mr. Cat clearly scored against me. I may never know he is rejoicing at the back of his head. A fact is never understated by those who never had insecurities like Mr. Cat.



Sometimes, or if I may say always, we hoped and prayed for the better. But destiny-wise, many hoped and ended up dying in hope. Life’s philosophy, that according to Mr. Gump, is oblivious and all but passe. True, life is like a box of chocolates. But most of the time it’s only the box that’s left and you’re down to choose from empty and crumpled foils.



Today, the schizophrenic who always passes by our office was in a tight-fit denim shorts. As usual, he does his routine relentlessly: walking to and from his area; the corners of the veranda. He’s thinking deep and prostrate. I could only wish for his sanity. But his tics confronted me intuitively. “The world’s getting bigger and better,” he jostled.



“Tell me, is happiness pervasive there?”

6 comments:

ghee said...

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ghee

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ross said...

"...life is like a box of chocolates. But most of the time it’s only the box that’s left and you’re down to choose from empty and crumpled foils." - sabi mo


Our mind has that immense power...to transform whatever you have in your hand, it could be a box or a vase...to fill it up or empty it out...

have you ever asked yourself...why you only see an empty box
with crumpled foils?

You have an interesting site..keep it up!

Jake The Miserable said...

It's just one of those days, pare.

peter said...

blockbuster daw ito..
pero i never had a chance to watch it pa..