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Unlearning the Language

The world is a wonderful place. Said I. If only people would listen to me. 
   
But I do listen to you.
You’re not a people yet. You’re a kid. People are adults. And you are not an adult yet. So you may hear me. And listen to me. Listen well. 
  
Why do you say that kids are not people? 
I don’t know. We’ll, people don’t talk to trees, and they don’t understand frogs. They don’t listen to a bird’s singing a song for them. You do all these things. Therefore, this must be because you haven’t learnt to unlearn our language. 
  
What language?
The one we’re using right now. See, go there non-person kid, and ask a bug, why is he a bug, why does he shout in laughter upon a dawning sun?

We’ll I can’t do that. Can’t you see him sleeping? It’s his nap, he told me  so the last time I tried waking him up. Boy was he angry.. I had to  apologize a dozen apologies and kiss  his nose before he was able to get  over it and doze back to sleep. Why, you go and ask him yourself. You’re  a tree, and trees are supposed to be smart and intelligent. 
Ha! Trees are more than smart, non-person kid. We are full of wisdom. That’s the way we are created. We understand everything.
Ow really? Then how about you tell me why you can’t move at all? You  can’t even fly like the birds, you only stay here at this place, look at the  sky. That’s a pretty boring  existence to me. Boring. Boring. Tree.
Non-person kid, you have limited view of things, as you are still young. Simply because I can’t do things that others can means I have a boring existence. I gave up my breath to sustain yours. I listen when the wind tells me of a raging storm, I learnt from bugs, and the flies, time has taught me patience, it should taught you the same as well my dear..
  
Sorry. Other kids, they say because I’m lame, and can’t move around like  the rest of them, then I must be a sore losser, but I often think of you and how you can’t do the same. Mom said you’re not true, and you’re not supposed to talk back, and that you must  be something that doesn’t exist.
As long as you can hear what I say, then you still know our language. The language that binds creatures together, the way a circle never ends. You’ll unlearn this language soon, but for now, learn while you still can. 

Comments


  • 3 years ago

    enoughwiththeblues

    Might you be referring to the tree saying that "you're not a people yet, you're a kid"? Please do look at the context at which it is being said. We personify ideas and concept, to express things that are beyond the literal meaning of things music girl. When I use a tree "with the capacity to speak" i mean a lot whole different things. The capacity to be one with nature, to let it point out important things to you, beyond what "adults" perceived as proper and true, what the norm teach us to prioritized, this are the things that this post want to talk about. A kid has an open heart, a mind that is humble, that is not clouded with conciet, preconceived ideas that is absent, of learning things by heart, these are the things that I mean music girl..=)

  • 3 years ago

    Philoni

    hehe ,,, well , Thank you :D

  • 3 years ago

    enoughwiththeblues

    Offensive on what sense, music girl? What particular word has offended you may I ask?=)

  • 3 years ago

    enoughwiththeblues

    I know. For me to say that you're the only one to patronize my blog post, is genuine gratitude as well, for listening.=)

  • 3 years ago

    musicgirl123

    This is kind of funny, but the begining is just a little offensive. Undecided

  • 3 years ago

    Philoni

    hehe , but that doesn't mean that what I said is not genuine ,,, I mean if I liked a post , I will state as such , and if I didn't like it , I won't be commenting at all , hehe ... anyhow , I like most of your blogs , and will be waiting for more :D

  • 3 years ago

    enoughwiththeblues

    Hm.. You seem to be the only one who appreciates all my ranting around in my blog post my friend. For me, that's patronizing all my crazy idea. Not everyone can stand what I've been saying, I guess. Hahaha=)

  • 3 years ago

    Philoni

    hmm , I am not sure what do you mean by the first line of your comment , would you explain for your friend who has just woke up and didn't have his coffee yet ? , hehe :D

  • 3 years ago

    enoughwiththeblues

    Philoni, so much like you to patronize what I say my friend. Thank you for listening, as always=)

  • 3 years ago

    Philoni

    WOW ,,, what a beautifull post this was , I really enjoyed it ,,,, thank you Smile

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