I Kissed The Crucifix

I found myself kissing the crucifix I smuggled here in Saudi Arabia. It is a copy of a papal cross (Pope John Paul II’s) that I bought 14 years ago during his visit at the University of Santo Tomas for the 10th World Youth Day in 1995 in Manila. I gambled bringing it here in Jeddah and fortunately the airport immigration did not noticed, else they will confiscate it.


Anyhow, prior to kissing the cross, I was listening to audio book ‘Communist Manifesto’ (Karl Marx) thereafter to some gothic heavy metal music over iTunes featuring my old favorites – White Zombie and Megadeth among others (while slam dancing as a form of exercise). My room is dark lighted only by two candles, a lampshade, my laptop monitor and pale lights from cars overlooking my window covered with thin white drape.

And now while typing this entry I am listening to music circa 1940s from aol radio simultaneously while downloading another audio book ‘Democracy in America’ (Alexis de Tocqueville).


About swrphome

Sophie's World, Rinojo's Playground. Almost crazy. Usually sane. Occasionally busy. Always lazy.

Posted on 16 February 2009, in Random Thoughts and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. thanks, your article is very informative.

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