Jumbled up

My best friend called me boy crazy. I asked her what I was supposed to do about it. She said “enjoy it”.

I feel like she doesn’t understand the meaning of this term. The combination of the two words. Does one enjoy insanity in general? No.

Why? Because insanity is not normal and tends to make other people uncomfortable, at the very least.

….

I smiled at this guy in Ikea. It’s Ikea. You can smile at people. What, like you don’t ever smile at strangers?

He smiled back.

It was a lovely moment.

… Boy crazy. She called me boy crazy.

I used to write poems about such things. Poems really help. As do songs. People like the songs I sing about boy craziness. Perhaps they don’t like my lyrics as much as they just think my voice is nice and don’t think about the words.

Or maybe they like the words.

I don’t know.

…..

The craziest thing I have ever done.
Hopped on a subway train in France just before the doors closed.
Got lost in a European city.
Jumped into a creek.
Taken the stairs in an dark and creepy parking lot.
Had brain surgery.
Went to finish my last semester of college across country in a neck brace.
Sang songs I wrote in front of an audience of strangers.
Acted in plays in front of strangers.
Went to Florida by myself and slept on the floor of my friend’s room.
Got stuck at Walmart for 7 hours.
….

My crazy doesn’t seem that crazy….not all of it at least.

– writingcatherine

Advertisements

About writingcatherine

This started as a documentation of my adventures in Europe...but hey, life's an adventure in itself.
This entry was posted in Writing and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s