Jump into the fog

February 15, 2011 § 3 Comments

Posted on https://freedocere.wordpress.com

I haven’t posted music or book for a while, but this one deserves a special spot in my blog.

While “It’s a good life” by One Republic was on constant play on my ipod last year, a song on the radio this afternoon at work caught my attention.

The chorus was played with a beat I’ve never heard before, with a lyric that caught my attention, “…jump into the fog…”.  I had no idea what the song meant, the words was rather hard to get. But just the idea of “jumping into the fog” is intriguing for me. It’s really what I am at this point in my life: the point where I jump into the fog. Not seeing what is there, not knowing what’s ahead, and jumping anyway.

I found the lyrics of The Wombats’ new single, Jump into the fog, and these lines just remind me of what is true,

What a great achievement it was
To find someone who shirks such little self-restraint
I’m a non-believer but
I believe in these dirty little wicked games

Snakes and ladders abandoned here love
The climb’s too rough to slide back down again
I’m only here because
I feel the day deserves a truly sordid end

I secretly smiled listening to that part.

I guess my achievement was to actually find someone evil with absolutely no self-restraint and being so addicted to power. It’s unimaginable how cruel and selfish that person’s actions are. And while I was an incurable optimist (I truly hope I still am), now I believe that there are dirty wicked games being played, because I got trapped in them. And in these dirty games, it’s inevitable that there will be a truly bad ending for that person. My climb was too hard to just slide back down again. But yet, I’m still here. I’m still here because I feel that at the end of the day everyone will get what they deserve.

For those reading this on facebook, the link to The Wombats’ “Jump into the fog” is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpadYhXHgwA

The Wombats


– Multatuli-


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