time and life

TIME AND LIFE

The wind whistled through the half pipes as my brother and I took our

Skateboards into the skate park. I it was for us to be going skating on a
cold winter

morning but we were bored and my brother Jason had come back from the Navy

after six years and he wanted to have some fun with me before he went away to

Australia. The cold winter wind beat down on our backs sending a chill down
our

spines. As I was pretty new to skate boarding, I had brought my helmet,
kneepads

etc but my brother Ravi was all empty except for his skateboard. He came like

this because he much experienced and he was kind of a showoff. The half pipes

were pretty slippery after the nights rain. I started to have this feeling of
dread in

me but I didnít know why so I just kept shut and did what Ravi wanted me to
do.

Ravis navy experience had given him the speed and muscles and I was no match

in front of him. As usual we started off with the smaller slopes and we
gradually

increased the height as time went by. As we were skating Ravi kept bugging me

to show the new tricks I had learnt while he was away. I wasnít feeling
right

about the idea but I did it to keep his heart but I said after I am done he
has to

show me his tricks and he said sure.

The tricks I had were the basic ones but if you want to see the pros doing

it you should watch Ravi, he was an expert. While I was doing my tricks he
was

calling me cheap stake. All I wanted right know was to tease him when he did
his

stuff. After a while his turn came and he was doing all this tight tricks
that my

mouth was hanging wide open. After some tricks he said that he was going for
the

finisher and that I better watch it carefully. I was like sure. All I saw was
that he

went up in the air, did a 540 degree turn and started to come down but he was

down head first. What I was thinking was that he was about to do something
else.

As I watched him he came down head first hitting the floor with a loud thump.

My eyes were about to pop out as saw him lying there. I ran him and all he
said

was goodbye bro, I am sorry. My eyes were the like Niagara Falls it never

stopped. My only brother whom I had seen after so many years was no more. The

time we could have spent together was no where to be seen. His body was lying

lifeless in my lap and it was like the whole world was over. There was so
many

things that we could have shared.

This what had happened to Jason in the play Medea by Euripedes. Jason

had spent his battling and conquering places that he didnít have time to
spend

with his son. And when he wanted to have his sons, you could say that the
time

ran out for him. As like me he had so many things he wanted to share with his

sonís. For a normal human being, they should take for granted coz it just
not that

way. You have find your own way through with some sacrifices. You will get

something after give something . Time is an important factor is deciding the
type

of life a person will live. The time he makes a decision is the key. If he
makes a

decision a second before it may change his whole life forever.

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