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14 years of Livejournalling, and hopefully, more to come.

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:: Sliding Doors ::

:: Sliding Doors ::

Tonight, I stood for the moment, fixated in a single frame
Amidst the bright lights and pulses sat H
I wouldn't normally do this kind of thing
But I went over, anyway, and sat beside H
And we spoke a little, about H, about me
I spoke to H about my plans for the end of the year
H told me about him chancing upon ITW
And the entries of brother.
Admist the bright lights and the pulses.
It was just a little sharing, at the most inopportune setting
Ironically yet so, at the most opportune moment.
For every opportunity for a connection must be treasured.
I got up to go.
I turned back and looked.
H waved me back.
"Remember the thing you promised me two years ago,"
He smiled.
It came back to me immediately
"We should do dinner soon," I promised.

And then I realized how opportunities influence
How two or more entities may possibly interconnect.
I recall my first love, whom I was supposed to meet
At a town clinic, while I was still sixteen.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we never met that day.
It was to be two years later that we met first
At Marine Vista, on july ninth nineteen ninety four.
What if we had met two years earlier?
What if we had never met at all?
How would our lives have changed?
I fathom not, but relish what fate unfolds,
In the path of my life.

And so, at three, I sit, awake.
Cognizant of the endless possibilities of potential connections
Of people that came, and of people that are to come.
Thus I sit, with arms, outstretched, ready in a warm embrace.
To welcome that stranger into my life, albeit just for a while.
I know not if there is a positive outcome,
But I do know, that if there is a distance that we can walk together,
Let us walk it with zest; let us walk it with pride,
For who knows;

We may never walk that way again.

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the same promise you made me came with a queue number!!!

wahahaha! :D

may the way we walk gets a little better each day, a little warmer each day, a little perkier each day, a little closer each day, and in that way and in a way, the walk's never really the same, and we can say that we will never walk the same way we did yesterday, for each day's a little better, a little warmer, a little perkier, and a little closer.

i hope this isn't a run-on sentence. =)

reading your entry at 5.51am in the morning is therapeutic.

thank you for sharing.

but that's if u live thru the experience....

some acquaintances are better off left un-met *evil grin*

life is full of "what ifs" lah...

carpe diem? :P

Just enjoy the good fortunes :)

i used to think of 'what-if' scenerios when i was younger and it drove me crazy. these days i just accept things that happened and make the best of it.

your entry reminds me of how we got to know each other. we'd have known each other differently if we had met under different circumstances.

so is the waiting list for dinner progressing? :)

guess i'm very different from you in that i almost never think about "what-ifs" or "what-was". when i do, i don't dwell much if any at all.

it's not that i'm an unsentimental person--i'm pretty emotional--but i really live in the moment, the now. i cannot be assed to wonder too much because i'm way to caught up cherishing the moment.

i think people who think too much about "what-ifs" and "what-was", the future and the past, are people who have a soft spot for regrets. i don't like to give that word any meaning in my life, so this is all pretty foreign stuff to me. regardless, all the best.

yeah, you promised dinner like... last year!? wahahahah i'm just teasing you


kena 7 extra den you know :p

i anyhow say a random number, cannot arh? :p

PS. you can screen my first comment if you want. :D

Thank you for sharing!

hawker centre. bedok camp.

let us then walk the distances with zest.amidst the lights n pulses,thru the smoky air n noisy crowd.something beautiful n marvelous lie within..we'll see..

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