“I Was Busy Catching the Terrorists”

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Oh why didn’t I know how “exciting” going back to school was before now? I was there sitting in International Relations Theory class, lamenting over my tragic life that has brought me to this very room when a young lady approaching me (I’ve always known to be so approachable). She looked so concerned when she said nicely, “Excuse me, but I didn’t see you in International Political Economy‘s class yesterday.” I came back from reverie and answered her question nonchalantly, “I was busy catching the terrorists.” I can tell the air of her face changed, but in a blink of an eye she gained her composure. She  laughed and said, “I shouldn’t have asked.”


A Fight In An Angkot

There was a time when I was in a middle of an intensive daydream (I mean reflecting); suddenly an annoying sound of my cellie disturbed me. It was an sms from a friend which sounded like this: “*chuckling* I’m in an angkot (a small shuttle bus operated in Jakarta) and there’s a couple in front of me and the boy is sulking while his girlfriend trying to make it up to him. In an angkot? Haha…funny!” More