Friday, October 01, 2010

Somebody Fine Will Come Along...

Long before I discovered your little town north of Nibong Tebal I'd imagined somebody fine will come along to make me forget about loving you. But you know me better. Around this time of the year, I'd put on my riding gear and pack everything I own in this world into a bag not bigger than your pillow to ride at 220 kph thinking of you while the trees disappear from the corner of my eyes in a blur greenish patches like watercolor.

Somewhere between Kuala Kangsar and Taiping I try to call you on the phone to ask about the weather in your little town but the truth is, I want to hear your voice. The truth is I want to paint in my mind the way you look at me to say 'jangan bawak laju-laju'. The truth is I'm dying inside to be with you this very instant and that got me to ride faster and faster because I've gotta be in your little town before dark.

Somebody fine will come along one fine day. And I believe that somebody fine is in Damascus which is much much too far and too bothersome for me to put on my riding gear and pack everything I own into a bag not bigger than a pillow to ride at 220 kph so I can go see her to say we need to get married.

As for today, a little town called Sungai Bakap is good enough, until somebody fine comes along, that is.



Blogger Wan Sharif said...

Salam Bergen..
Tak sempat habis baca your previous entries.. nampak macam masih menyimpan rindu dendam... cinta pertama ke atau cinta yang tak kunjung padam?
Whatever hope you are OK.. Redhakan lah..

11:47 PM  
Blogger Sir Pök Déng said...

You have a complicated love story, sir.

7:02 AM  
Blogger Fi-sha said...


Dear Sir Bergen

Salam Aidil Fitri buat Tuan. I cringed in tears reading this post.

But Allah knows best as mentioned in Surah Ar Radd, Verse 39.

And like Kahlil Gibran said in his "Love"...."And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course".

If SG Bakap is the direction you're taking, do the unusual stops and yes, like you said, somebody fine will come along...

Take care Sir

8:35 AM  
Blogger aliff muhammad said...

Pak Bergen,

To see heaven in a wild flower....

8:45 AM  
Blogger NanaDJ said...

My, my Bergen. To have someone loving her as you do, lucky girl!
Salam Bergen, hope you are ok.

8:49 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah. Damascus. Mine too tapi belum cukup tabung walau dah pecah tabung.

Nak sampai Kemasik hari tu pun tabung bocor, tercicir semua.


1:34 PM  
Blogger Fauziah Ismail said...

Yeah, she's a lucky girl!

2:30 PM  
Anonymous Miss Pendangshire said...

WOW !!...I'm speechless..

3:34 PM  
Blogger Sharifah Rashidah bt. Syed Ahmad said...

Salam Bergen Sir:

She is one lucky lady to have someone as wonderful as u pining for her.

I just wonder why u let her slip out of your hand....

Well, anyway, we can't change our past right? Wishing u joy and happiness always...

4:35 PM  
Blogger t o r t s said...


5:31 PM  
Blogger Baharudin said...

Salam Bro. Bergen,
Its really nice to see you're your usual self again with your words... hehehe, take care and gud luk with your search for the heart of gold! Btw, at 220 kph, a slip of the eye at 0.1 second could make a difference between being on the road and in the longkang or parit... or bendang, depending where you are!! So take care...

11:05 AM  
Blogger Ailin in Stockholm said...

Salaam Bergen! So nice to find you here. I thought you went AWOL :D

Take care now wherever you are.

7:12 PM  
Blogger pakmat said... dont have to imagine for somebody fine to come along..for there's no one finer than the one that came..maybe you should eased back a lil on the throttle and make it a leisurely 20kph..and catch the glistening green of leaves..for there is none finer than you..

11:13 PM  
Blogger Bergen said...

Wan Sharif: You're reading my previous entries? How far back have you got?

Sir Pok Deng: Not as complicated as you've imagined it is, sir. He he

Fi-sha: Ah, Khalil Gibran.

10:20 PM  
Blogger Bergen said...

Aliff Muhammad: Wild flowers. Heaven. I get it.

NanaDJ: I believe she is one lucky person.

Saya: Leaving for Damascus February - according to the plan, that is.

Fauziah Ismail: I believe that too, ma'am.

Sharifah Rashidah: No, ma'am. She isn't slipping through my fingers. I've got her under my skin he he.

Torts: Are you OK?

Baharudin: I hear you, sir.

Ailin: How long has it been? How's your child? How have you been, ma'am? Good to have you here again. You've moved to Stockholm?

Pak Mat: You say nice things, sir.

Thank you for coming this way. You folks have a nice day now, y 'hear?

10:25 PM  
Blogger Bergen said...

Miss Pendangshire: Kirim salam kat Sudin. Pendangshire has been in the news quite often these days that I gotta be there next weekend. Yes?

10:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lucky you....insyaAllah, one day soon....try that tent in Mauritania too...


11:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well said...hmm somebody fine will come along...go for it bro :)


9:21 PM  

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