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The best moments are the ones when, that affect people positively and inspire them to laugh and live. 
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Sunday, 3 March 2019

The Inscription Is Clear


"ADE'S JOURNAL", 3

  Hush, the noise is too much. Silence now, I want to try to get some sleep. The flutter of birds, the swooping of dragonflies and that crackling sound the cockroach makes when it creeps up the dry twigs behind my window pane. In all, my index finger throbs and swells and I stare at it in the moonlight. I try to trace all the edges and curves in the aching finger that has doubled in size. I want to see it burst and I want to soak a needle in alcohol and prick all the pain away. It's the second night I have not slept and it's time to do something about it.
To think something this tiny could affect me in a big way, I have even considered cutting off the finger, but the healing process will most likely be as painful if not more than it is right now. There's only one thing that can happen now, if I am to retain my sanity....
  The beauty of thick clusters of white and hues of brown clouds fill these sky. No ice cream cone shape, just silhouettes of two majestic elephants stomping across a pale blue sky. I've watched it change from beautiful rabbits to a dolphin diving in a white fluffy lagoon and now into tusked giants. Sleep deprivation is bad but it's time to get up and prepare for the day.
My finger feels like I slammed it with the car door and someone with a pliers is pressing and releasing it momentarily. I've never felt this way before and a hospital visit will help. I tried the pharmacy first, I had no idea you need a prescription for sleeping tablets. Na WA.
The doctor didn't prescribe any and just gave me prescriptions for antibiotics, the swelling and my headache.
I hope I can sleep a little...

 Back home I stagger and slam my groceries onto my table, yes I did a little shopping with my fever climbing and creeping back.
The weather was hot and the sun blazed harshly and tried to drive living beings out from under it.
 It was a miracle I made it home in one piece and I turn and open the fridge. Get out water and take the first of my five day medication. I set my alarm to six hours after now and stretch and put on the air conditioning unit and crash on my bed.

   Finally, the claws of sleep catch me and then my phone rings. I grab it and switch it off, I need to sleep. Two days without and I feel heavy.

Goodnight everyone.

  I dream of the beach in Fiji and Lagos, I dream of camel rides and sky diving. The height is when I rode a mammoth, that made me laugh out. I heard myself laugh from sleep out into the real world.
A sign that I was diving deeper into slumber.... Amen.





**ADE'S JOURNAL", Season 4, Episode 3**
*"ADE'S JOURNAL", 3, COPYRIGHT 2019*

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