Thursday, January 31, 2008

Naked Innocence

Growing old is a must, Growing up is a choice. - Someone like that :-D

I remember a time when I could do anything my heart felt like doing. I could listen to a male or female friend sing to me a piece or two from our poetry book back in my younger years. I would smile, giggle, and enjoy their own rhythm version. I felt nothing but pure and innocent excitement.

I remember when a male friend would but his hands around my neck as we walk to the playing ground or to buy sweets or whatever caught our fancy, without thinking if I, him, or anyone would assume he, I, we is gay.

I remember being around female friends taking their bath and I think nothing of it, but just water splashing on flesh. No fear of been called a perv.

I remember telling my female friends how lovely their boobs, ass, or lips look without thinking of how well my dick can fit into their pussy. How they smile and say thank you with complete innocence. For they know I meant it with no hidden motive, and they won't think am a perv.

I remember believing everything I was told (still do until to a greater extent) without doubting the teller.

I remember my innocent year, where did all that essence go?

Now, I can't have a male kiss my cheeks without me thinking: I hope he's not gay. I hope he doesn't think am gay. I hope they don't think we're gay. I can't have a friend sing a song without thinking: is he gay?

Now, I can't have a female friend hold my hands, while we walk without me thinking: does this mean anything other than two friend strolling hand in hand.

Now, I can't have a female tell me how much they appreciate my friendship without me thinking: When are we going to get naked.

I am in a journey for the search of my lost innocence before I lost completely the true meaning of living.

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41 Comments:

Blogger Rayo said...

...I miss innocence....

I miss having sleepovers with friends of the opposite sex without my parents having near-heart attacks, worrying about what we are doing.

January 31, 2008 7:45 AM  
Blogger bumight said...

Innocence... pure bliss!

January 31, 2008 9:12 AM  
Blogger Arewa said...

I know what u mean hon and its called growing up and trust me theres a lot more to come . So sit be prepared for more......x x

January 31, 2008 9:13 AM  
Blogger neema divine said...

yeah..talk about lost innocence..the world has lost its innocence too...

January 31, 2008 9:14 AM  
Blogger Afrobabe said...

Ashawo....

January 31, 2008 9:45 AM  
Blogger 2ndCorin5:17 said...

mehn.... dis is all so well said....

where did d innocence go? its not even in so much as my innocence... (me, i'm still innocent oh! lol)

where is everyone elses???
I think innocence was taken to where the accusations of naivety came from...

I only lost some innocence, when i realized i was innocent b/c i was told countless times that i am naive.. does that make sense?

January 31, 2008 2:15 PM  
Blogger guerreiranigeriana said...

hmmnn...i like the way you wrote this...

...let's go look for ours, together:)...i think we should shed our clothing...i heard it helps in locating the innocence...ready to go?...what's that in your hand, unnaked?...

January 31, 2008 6:39 PM  
Blogger ibiluv said...

its called growing up
get used to it amigo

February 01, 2008 6:47 AM  
Blogger Ms. emmotions said...

ole ! thief ! oyionshi! lol

say the truth dude, wat xactly do u miss - innocence or watching gals when they shower for free?

lol,

February 01, 2008 7:11 AM  
Blogger dolly said...

**Scratches head**

February 01, 2008 7:46 AM  
Blogger Today's ranting said...

u lost ur innocence when u started thinking of those things.U can't get it back cause u've past the age of innocence.I wonder if kids of today pass thru that phase of complete innocence.In regards to ur last post,so u where talking about relationships ehn,u no serious at all.Why u code the whole thing na.

February 01, 2008 8:38 AM  
Blogger Queen of My Castle said...

Such a sweet, innocent, and honest post. Like a kiss on the cheek from a child that makes us smile and long for the purer days of old.

February 01, 2008 12:38 PM  
Blogger Honeywell said...

Honestly, i don't believe innocence ever completely goes away..... Look at it this way....your innocence has been masked by your wisdom... you obviously can't walk with a male friend swinging arms in the street, not because you inherently think that there is anything wrong with it, but because societal wisdom dictates that you would look wierd doing that. And you haven't lost all your innocence... you still believe people are inherently good... if you didn't, you wouldn't believe what people say right off the bat, like you said you do.....

I miss my innocence, but i love my wisdom more....

February 01, 2008 1:24 PM  
Blogger Honeywell said...

And i love the way you wrote this btw.

February 01, 2008 1:24 PM  
Blogger CATWALQ a.k.a LAGBA-JESS said...

I miss my innocence....because i don't know when I lost it

February 01, 2008 4:23 PM  
Blogger CATWALQ a.k.a LAGBA-JESS said...

Afrobabe; u r a pant...lol

February 01, 2008 4:24 PM  
Blogger Pink-satin said...

i totally feel you on this

February 01, 2008 6:43 PM  
Blogger The Professor said...

I think it's a just trade -- innocence for pleasure, but that just might be me.

February 02, 2008 4:42 PM  
Blogger Bhookey said...

nice....i wish i didnt have to grow up!

February 03, 2008 11:07 PM  
Blogger Naija Chickito said...

somehow, I dont think u really want those days back...it means you wont be getting any!! come on!!!

February 04, 2008 2:18 AM  
Blogger dolly said...

DOLLY WAS HERE

February 04, 2008 3:36 AM  
Blogger !*!*!*!*!Fresh and Fab!*!*!*!*! said...

its true mehn,i agree with bumlight innocence is bliss

February 04, 2008 5:25 AM  
Blogger AnyaPosh said...

Don't we all miss a little bit of that innocence. It is rather unfortunate the burden that comes with maturity. It shouldn't be so.

February 04, 2008 10:41 AM  
Blogger Sherri said...

it's not lost!
just recycled now!

February 05, 2008 2:40 PM  
Blogger ablackjamesbond said...

Life has a way of stripping us of all innocence, well maybe not all.

Someone said the reason babies have white eyeballs is because they haven't seen too many evils.

I wish there were no eye drops & cleaners available, at least that way we would be able to judge how much evil people have seen.

February 06, 2008 3:11 AM  
Blogger teediva said...

i miss talking to male friends without them thinking one has an ulterior motive or is in love with them.

i miss the days i crushed on people without first thinking whether they were mature or focused or any such thing. i just crushed because i crushed.

February 06, 2008 4:41 AM  
Blogger fantasy queen said...

thats why i always envy little kids...they sure got it good.

quick question here, do u think afrobabe was ever innocent? i mean we're all reminising and she screams ashawo...

February 06, 2008 7:30 AM  
Blogger pamelastitch said...

lol!!

Your own don loss commot? I hope this makes sense, I am trying to keep my knowledge of broken english here o...

"I remember telling my female friends how lovely their boobs, ass, or lips look without thinking of how well my dick can fit into their pussy. How they smile and say thank you with complete innocence. For they know I meant it with no hidden motive, and they won't think am a perv."

hehehehehehhehehe
http://www.africanloft.com/holla-to-your-valentine-win-75/

February 06, 2008 7:32 AM  
Blogger N.I.M.M.O said...

(Singing. At the top of my voice)

... Sing O my heart of days that will not come again;
... O sing a song of life that was so fair;
... While from afar, come voices easing all my pain;
... As sorrow flies, and memories drive away all fear.

*Dam! Hope you guys don't think I'm gay*

February 06, 2008 10:27 AM  
Blogger Afrobabe said...

lol @ cat and FQ....did u guys miss the part where he is saying what he is really thinking now????

Ok..here are extracts..

Now, I can't have a female tell me how much they appreciate my friendship without me thinking: When are we going to get naked.

February 06, 2008 2:42 PM  
Blogger Afrobabe said...

and yes...I was innocent....a long long lonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnggggggggggggggggggggg time ago....but I like the present better...lol...I love the present...I am uninnocent!!!

February 06, 2008 2:44 PM  
Blogger AnyaPosh said...

I miss hugging my guy friends without wondering they think I'm pressing my breast against them.
I miss lying on a guys laps without it seeming like my face is too close to his groin region (simulating fellatio).
I miss kissing my girls on the lips without it seeming lezbo.
I miss scratching my nyash in public like a little innocent child without someone thinking I have crabs/gonorhea/something nasty.
I miss being a child without responsibilities.
I miss running around my house naked...without being told to go put clothes on "..You're no longer a child".
Damn ....I really miss innocence!

February 06, 2008 3:52 PM  
Blogger Jaybabe said...

LMAO @Afrobabe...what is ashawo!

@unNaked...i have a feeling you are innocent.Having to think about all those past things? You are very Innocent!..lol..

I was here...

February 07, 2008 3:14 AM  
Blogger princesa said...

I miss those mama and papa days...oh!
(Now was that innocent??)lol!

February 07, 2008 4:05 AM  
Blogger Isi said...

true talk...
then when u get married u are expected to talk to no other male except ur hubby; have no unmarried friends lest they 'contaminate' you; and have no fun lest u become happy!

i have regained my joy....and my innocence!
heeeee! haaaa!!!

February 07, 2008 5:31 AM  
Blogger Queen of My Castle said...

Babes, are you good?

February 07, 2008 7:29 AM  
Blogger Jeff Corbin said...

Pfft!!
What tha helh is wrong with you man?!

I still do all those things and don't feel any of those...maybe its cus i honestly don't give a damn what people think...i mean who cares?!

AH!...The joy in kissing a guy's cheek when you want to stress how much you really care about him....WTF?!

hahahahahahahahaha
I think i've lost it once again. lol!

February 07, 2008 9:09 AM  
Blogger Olamild said...

Hope you find what you're looking for

February 08, 2008 7:54 AM  
Blogger simplynuttie said...

unnaked is so innocent you'll be so amazed at his thoughts...right?

February 08, 2008 11:52 PM  
Blogger Onome said...

dese years of innocence wer wen u were between 5 and 10 innit?? admit it(lol)......like arewa said its growing up...ding ding ding ding ding WAKE UP!!!!!!!

February 15, 2008 9:42 AM  
Blogger flabby said...

hmmm
i miss innocence
but did it really transcend to when u would tell a babe you like her boobs ass or lips..lol

when i got boobs..i remember guys becomin not quite so innocent!lol

March 18, 2008 4:20 AM  

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