Second Time Around

Sometimes I wonder if this is only my feeling. Sometimes I wonder if I think too much of it. As I am quite observant, I enjoy looking at people. You can never know how funny one can be, how vulnerable one can be, how ignorant one can be, how important one can be, until the moment you 'see' how they are in the way you see them.

I am currently doing my practicum as an English teacher in a school. Little does one know that the very school I am in now, is the very same school that I used to walk and go to for five years, years ago. Yes, I studied there.

It has been three months now. So you can imagine how many people that I have been observing throughout this three-month time. Many. I have seen a variety of people with a variety of attitudes, and I have gathered a variety of accidental knowledge. Never you mind about those 'knowledge'.

But this is the best part, for me. I see the next generation of me. Of my friends. Of my classmates. Of my schoolmates.

I see a student who speaks exactly like how my friend did at school. I see students who walk exactly like those gangsters wannabe during my years. I see a girl who looks exactly like the girl that I used to flirt with at school. I see students who make themselves a nerd, exactly like my old classmates. And I see a boy who thinks and argues exactly like how I used to do in my class in those years. I see what I saw in those school years not so long ago, now.

So, is this some kind of a message, in which it tells us that the world and history are repeating themselves. It is totally weird in my feelings when I have to see how close and how exact they are to me and those who had been around me. I feel like I have somehow entered a new dimension that brings me back to the old days. I feel like I am there to go through my life for the second time.

I guess this is life. What had happened a long time ago, will eventually happen again.

Anyway, have you ever been in this kind of situations? That you see people around you doing things exactly like how you and your friends did years back. And some of them even look the same!

17 comments:

nkecik May 19, 2009 at 9:31 PM  

haha,what goes around comes around. it happens plenty of time :)

anis May 19, 2009 at 11:23 PM  

this reminds me of what my lecturer have said when i learned psycholinguistics. teenagers. emotions. self-reflects. it's good, it's fun as you see yourself in the students and sometimes you know that how pathetic your life can be in teenage life ^.^. i wish to see what u saw in my practicum, later on :)

Igniz May 19, 2009 at 11:44 PM  

nkecik: i agree with what goes around comes around. but what about those similar faces?:)

anis: haha. i have to agree with that:)

Khairul May 20, 2009 at 12:21 AM  

rindu zaman skolah ke bro?

Igniz May 20, 2009 at 12:41 AM  

khairul: tak jugak. aku lagi enjoy zaman kat college:)

ファラ 'aqila May 20, 2009 at 5:52 AM  

practicum as English teacher? so cg la ni?
:)

i do like that..totally agree with you, life is a ball

Igniz May 20, 2009 at 9:49 AM  

aqila:yup.hidup ni mcm bola:)

faz May 20, 2009 at 12:48 PM  

mengimbau ke zmn skolah mmg best..

mcm sronok je dpt mengajar kat skolah tempat belaja dlu..

hehe..

:)

wunny May 20, 2009 at 1:05 PM  

besh ouhh.
;)

Nene Matahari May 20, 2009 at 6:52 PM  

nahhh,never.im unique!hahaha

Igniz May 20, 2009 at 7:40 PM  

faz: cikgu2 pun seronok..dulu kecik slalu kene cubit, skrg da ngajar sama2 lak:P

wunny: tapi penat wooo...

nene: itulah confidence yg kita carik.XD

Nadia May 20, 2009 at 8:28 PM  

u remind me of someone. seriously u two are exactly the same. i mean the way u write. sometimes, i think u're the guy with 'Mr.X?' in my phone.

aiMo0o May 20, 2009 at 10:12 PM  

it's freaky, in a way.. i mean what if the history of our lives, in which repeats itself is the unpleasant one? uuhh.. scary marry..but i guess we will deal with it in a better way..hopefully..

Igniz May 20, 2009 at 10:12 PM  

nadia: i wish i could be that 'mr.X', always making other people happy, but nope, I'm not him:)

Igniz May 20, 2009 at 10:49 PM  

aimooo: think positive..think positive...but what if what she said is tru...nononononono..think positive..XD

Nadia May 20, 2009 at 10:57 PM  

hue. still looking fer Mr.X. anybodyyyy? haha!

Igniz May 20, 2009 at 11:02 PM  

nadia: Me! Memememe!wahwahXD

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