One day, when I opened the front door, I saw Jenab's boring face. She appeared to be sleeping but she was not. I ignored her. I brought a basket of vegetables along with a chopping board and a knife. Then I sat on the bench.
I liked to sit outside when I was chopping the vegetables. It was easy for me to throw the residue of chopped vegetables in the bin.Furthermore, the air was fresher since there were big trees in front of the house.
Jenab looked at me with a solemn face but I ignored
And you didn't hear
All my joy through my tears
All my hopes through my fears
Did you know, still I miss you somehow
From the bottom of my broken heart
There's just a thing or two I'd like you to know...
I was chopping the turnip, cucumber, and carrots for the tauhu sumbat when I heard a noise. Jenab was lifting her food case with her mouth. But it kept on falling. She couldn't hold it.
What am I to do with my life
(You will find it out don't worry)
How Am I supposed to know what's right?
(You just got to do it your way)
I can't help the way I feel
But my life has been so overprotected!
"Jenab, kenapa ni?" I asked her. As if the rabbit could answer me.
While I was plucking the tails of sprouts, she lifted her food case again. This time, the food spilled.
"Jenab! Kau ni...kan aku dah letak elok-elok tadi. Apasal degil sangat?" I scolded Jenab. She went still for a moment. As if she understood.
I don't need nobody telling me just what I wanna
What I what what what I'm gonna
Do about my destiny
I Say No, No
Nobody's telling me just what what what I wanna do, do
I'm so fed up with people telling me to be
Someone else but me
I finished my task with the sprouts. When I wanted to go inside, I saw Jenab stood with two legs. She looked excited.
I finished cooking in the kitchen then I went in front again. Jenab hopped and jumped in her cage.
She did her best to make herself look cute. I realised that even since Juan Martin was dead, she wanted the attention to be hers and hers alone. She became bubbly and happy and she acted like a "real bunny". I guess it's better for me to keep her single for a moment. Celibacy is a nice way to appreciate a relationship, I told Jenab.
I'd do anything, I'd give you my world
I'd wait forever, to be your girl
Just call out my name, and I will be there
Just to show you how much I care
I don't know how to live without your love
I was born to make you happy...
"Hello Miss Jane," I greeted her. She hopped.
"How are you, Miss Jane?" I knew she loved Jane instead of Jenab. She raised on her two back legs. I smiled.
"Do you want some turnips, Miss Jane?" I opened the cage and put a piece of turnip which I kept for the tauhu sumbat just now.
She sniffed the turnip. But she didn't want to eat it. She stood on he two legs and jumped in front of the cage door.
"Do you want to go for your outing, Miss Jane?" I asked her. She hopped.
Jenab was definitely a Malay rabbit. She forgot about herself so quickly when I called her Jane. She loved lettuce instead of bak choy. She enjoyed talking in English too. If I spoke in Malay, she won't respond.
In other words, Jenab was spoiled.
But she made me happy.
I opened the cage and Jenab looked at me.
"C'mon Miss Jane. You can go out now," I said.
After some encouragement, she hopped and started to play outside the cage. Since the car was not at the garage at that time, she extended her runs at the garage, then in the garden.
I have this pots of Dancing Lady orchids in the garden. She played around the pot. I was afraid that she might eat my orchids but she didn't. She nibbled on my heliconia instead.
Jenab scared of me (because I was chasing her).
It was like the song Sometimes by Britney Spears. I should bring her to the mirror. She thought she was blond but she was not, for good's sake!
Sometimes I run
Sometimes I hide
Sometimes I'm scared of you
But all I really want is to hold you tight
Treat you right
Be with you day and night
Baby all I need is time
After two hours of playing, I scooped her up and held her by the long ears.
Jenab had her nature's call.
Small round droppings fell on my clothes.
yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Oops!...I did it again!
Followed by drips of her smelly urine.
"Jenab..." I hissed. But I couldn't scold her. She was a rabbit, not a human. There was no point!
I put her in her cage and stocked up the pallets.
While I was cleaning myself near the pipe, I saw Jenab sitting inside her food cage. She treated her food case as if it was a toilet bowl.
"Osahlah ekau ni Jenaaaaaaaaaaaabbb!!! Apo ni?" my voice raised. I screamed in Negeri Sembilan accent. No more English.
Jenab looked at me as if she was saying,
"Hit me baby one more time!"