To Be or Not to Be……

9 09 2007

To be or not to be a kid? What I’m trying to say is, I want to be half-kid, half-teen and even quarter-adult. Get it? Okay, maybe not. I mean I still want to be a kid, because when I was a kid, before August 1st 2000, I was the only child, grandaughter, grandniece and technically ‘everyone’s kid’. I got all the attention I wanted, all my grandaunts, granduncles, aunts and uncles ‘tompang’ me. That means I even got somebody else’s attention. But on August 1st 2000, my cousin on my dad’s side was born. Then all the attention I got also went to Nur Izzati Balqis bt Mohamed Najib. Then another girl was added to the family, Aliya bt. Azry when I was six. Six months later then came Noraini Zuleikha bt. Mohamed Najib. Too many younger kids around me now. I wish I am still like them. That’s my want-to-be-a-kid part, understand?

My want-to-be-a-teen part is to have make-up, go shopping with my close friends in one of the mega shopping complexes and do the teen stuff, you know? Well, some of them I’m not allowed to do now. I was once allowed to go with my 16-year-old aunt-cousin, Lina, her cousin, Shia and their boyfriends to go to One-Utama the New Wing to watch ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’. As I watched them, they got to buy clothes, but make-up and the teen stuff like in movies. Papa and Mama might not allow me to do it but maybe half of that stuff. So that’s my want-to-be-a-teen part.

My final want-to-be part, an adult is so that I have money to buy anything I want, if I can afford it that is. I get money and get to play with my handphone as much as I want, I can buy make-up as much as I want, and you know, adult stuff.

So I can’t make up my mind at this moment. Now, ever since I watched Harry Potter. I am wishing I’m a witch that can conjure magic. I guess I just have to face the fact that some things aren’t gonna happen. Oh well!

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5 responses

10 09 2007
Biggum Dogmannsteinberg

Girl-Girl,

You will always be the “little girl” whom I held in my arms, wrapped in a towel, on the very eventful Wednesday afternoon of 4.15pm, 17 July 1996, in Assunta Hospital’s maternity ward, even you one day become a paediatrics cardiothoracic surgeon, a renowned corporate lawyer, a celebrity-rich novel writer, a senior civil servant or a successful businesswoman! 😉

Paw-Paw

10 09 2007
elviza

Aishah,

I believe you can be whatever it is that you wish to be (don’t normally say this to everyone!).

Are you coming tomorrow dear? I got the book for you.

I’m sorry aunty but I’m grounded because I didn’t go to agama school last Thursday. I’m really sorry.

11 09 2007
ayumy

Salam Girl Girl,

Jadilah seperti diri adik sekarang sebab adik tak akan merasainya lagi pada masa akan datang.Bila adik sampai ke satu-satu level peningkatan diri, disitu adik akan mengerti makna kehidupan. so, be happy and enjoy your life now..you have all the things that the other kid cannot afford.

11 09 2007
elviza

Dear Aishah,

I heard that you are grounded. Hmmmmm, jangan buat lagi yer? You sure understand the reasons as to why you are grounded today.

Anyway, I am so disappointed that you can’t make it today. Selamat berpuasa sayang. I ll see you after Raya okay?

Please claim your book from your dad.

Selamat berpuasa Aunty! And I’ll definitely enjoy the book!

11 09 2007
galadriel

Aishah darling,

I wish I was your age again. See, when I was your age, I had the best times of my life. Don’t be in such a hurry, dear. Cherish these years.

Btw, i have tagged you. Pls visit my site for details.

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