chocolate philosophy // kinan jarjous

Chocolate Philosophy

A passing child looked upon my sombre eyes. She was so young, too young for anything to distress or vex her.

“Mr. Are you alright?” she said. She held her candy in her right hand. Her left hand was scratching the back of her hair. Her deep blue eyes spoke only of happiness.

“I will be fine,” I said to her, smiling. “Where did you buy your candy?”

“My brother gave it to me,” she said, smiling. “We had a fight.”

“I understand,” I said. I wish more people did.

“Did your brother not give you chocolate mister? Is that why you are not happy?” she asked.

“He…” I paused. “No I did not get it yet.”

“Why Mr.? Does chocolate taste bad to you?”

“No… no it does not. It tastes very good indeed. But, my brother could not afford it.”

“Does he need some money Mr.?”

“It needs more than money,” I told her. It was a delight talking to her.

“You can have a piece of mine sir.” She broke off a little piece of her chocolate bar and gave it to me. “Now you should say thank you.”

“Thank you,” I said with a laugh. She smiled as she bit her chocolate bar.

“Now you can give your brother a little piece too,” she said, and she turned her back to run towards the other children who were playing in a close distance.

“It needs more than money”

  • Maher

    hay true story? wela i missed something?

    if its a true story..hada el age taba3 el kids that i adore! el younger i just wish to smack them o shalaleee6 lal sobo7 :s

  • Maher

    hay true story? wela i missed something? if its a true story..hada el age taba3 el kids that i adore! el younger i just wish to smack them o shalaleee6 lal sobo7 :s

  • za3tar

    wow .. this is deep!Kinan shoo sarlak ;-p

  • za3tar

    wow .. this is deep!
    Kinan shoo sarlak ;-p

  • wonders

    this is so touching KJ.. and you are absolutely right it needs more than money

  • wonders

    this is so touching KJ.. and you are absolutely right it needs more than money

  • Jasim

    All I can say is: “Wow.”

  • Jasim

    All I can say is: “Wow.”

  • sweetlikearose

    a7la terbaye … she is so sweet …
    w sara7a .. it needs more than money indeed …

  • sweetlikearose

    a7la terbaye … she is so sweet … w sara7a .. it needs more than money indeed …

  • starwish

    awwww!

  • starwish

    awwww!

  • lost within

    =)

  • lost within

    =)

  • Ms Loala

    I don’t get it

  • Ms Loala

    I don’t get it

  • KJ

    Maher -LOOOOOOOOOOOL walak 7aram they’re kids!Za3tar -Just feeling like being deep :)Wonders -Thank you :) Don’t you wish though it was just that simpleJasim – :)

  • KJ

    Maher -
    LOOOOOOOOOOOL walak 7aram they’re kids!

    Za3tar -
    Just feeling like being deep :)

    Wonders -
    Thank you :) Don’t you wish though it was just that simple

    Jasim –
    :)

  • KJ

    sweetlikearose -
    She’s a darling :)

    starwish -
    :D

    lost within -
    :)

    Ms Loala -
    You can read it in many different ways :)

  • KJ

    sweetlikearose -She’s a darling :)starwish -:Dlost within -:)Ms Loala -You can read it in many different ways :)

  • Kaileena

    Hhmmm..Kids always seem to be nice to people, but why the hell are they always mean to me?!

  • Kaileena

    Hhmmm..Kids always seem to be nice to people, but why the hell are they always mean to me?!

  • Batoul

    I’m glad you didn’t take the chocolate bar and give HER the little piece.

  • Batoul

    I’m glad you didn’t take the chocolate bar and give HER the little piece.

  • Ali

    If that’s a true story then bless her heart that cute child. I love kids at that age, they amuse me with their intillegence.

  • Ali

    If that’s a true story then bless her heart that cute child. I love kids at that age, they amuse me with their intillegence.

  • kinano

    Arguably the best piece you’ve ever written! :)

    Hat’s off!

  • kinano

    Arguably the best piece you’ve ever written! :)

    Hat’s off!

  • POW

    I love little moments like that.

  • POW

    I love little moments like that.

  • http://jansait.wordpress.com/ Jano

    doesnt she bring happiness and deep thoughts into your head? sometimes kids come in a way to remind us of things we forgot for a long time.. even if that story was made up, it was like real to me..

    “It needs more than money”

  • Nhamam

    kinan, i stumbled across ur blog and i found it very refreshing, i’ve been a fan sinc e the creative writing class we took together with Judith Caeser (2006?) love this piece, it’s so heart warming :)
    Noor

  • Anonymous

    Wow.. I am truly delighted that you found this interesting! Yes… Judith’s class was a challenging yet wonderful experience; there were many good stories out of that class from everyone!

  • Anonymous

    Wow.. I am truly delighted that you found this interesting! Yes… Judith’s
    class was a challenging yet wonderful experience; there were many good
    stories out of that class from everyone!

  • Anonymous

    Wow.. I am truly delighted that you found this interesting! Yes… Judith’s
    class was a challenging yet wonderful experience; there were many good
    stories out of that class from everyone!