Am I supposed to have phobia for snakes because of my various encounters with them?
Well, a snake has entered the same room I was in and right in front of my eyes I saw it wiggle majestically to one corner and there I was, in another corner thinking that was the end. I felt it romancing my legs, even though it was all my imagination, it felt so real.
As if that wasn't enough, I saw this colourful snake ( just like rainbow) before entering the room, but it only dawned on me after I entered. Fortunately for my sister coming behind me, she saw it too but ran back.
OK let me go back a bit to how it started, It was a beautiful and joyful day for my family and our friends who came visiting for the week.We were all outside enjoying the ambience before my sister and I were sent to get some things from the room.
Obviously I was the unfortunate one that very day with my sister raising the alarm, everyone was shouting demanding I shut the door. Shut the door, who? Me or the Snake? I was as confused as the joke of the 'sperm in an asshole'.
Don't ask me how I got out. I remember running~my knees almost touching my shoulders~leaving the compound, racing on the street like I was going to get a baton.
Another was when I was the only one in the house!
Mama just got a tv then and I was supposed to go to the shop which was just at the end of the street to help my granny...
...Instead, I stayed home to watch programmes I had probably missed for a long time.
Although, house was far better than it was when I had my very first "personal" encounter with the Serpent. The inside were all floored and the main doors were fixed.
So tell me, how would a snake get in? Maybe I didn't jam the door, maybe it just found it's way in, or maybe this is still all my imagination, after watching the legendary Susan Patrick in Sakobi. Anyway, back to reality and there's still a snake, I was sitting on a stool right in front of the tv in our sitting room. The next thing I heard was a long hiss! Thankfully, the volume wasn't high so I knew it wasn't the tv. I made for a 180 degree turn and saw this green looking skinny snake! It was looking at me or perhaps the tv. With fear in both our eyes, it crawled to the dinning and I froze with my legs all up...Me! Again? Without thinking about anything I ran to the shop bare foot shouting 'èjò! èjò!! èjò!!!!!'
Living in a new site changed my life in plenty of ways and to think we had no male occupants made me do things men would and many more...
For y'all that may inadvertently find yourself in a snake occupied habitation, here's a little 411 about snakes, some myths, some facts;
☆ Snakes are scared of humans too || "Except they are 'sent' " - My G'mama
☆Snakes renew their "skin" by peeling off their scales~which are beautiful BTW~ and wherever they peel it off, they would never(?) go back.
☆When killing snakes, aim for either the tail or the head, but ensure you cut both parts.
☆You either bury or burn them. Some people burn and then bury, but in all you do, ensure the head and tail are never in the same place. They say they merge together and do some reincarnation. Hehehe
☆Making fire on dry pepper (I think cayenne pepper) scares them away.
☆Snakes makes a very good meal and are proteinaceous. The bones remain poisonous still after it has been cooked, so careful.
Have I ever eaten it? Well, I had it once against my will (or should I say knowledge) because I actually didn't know what I was eating. It was a very big python killed in a pond. Grandma got a share sooooooooo. Ps: I got the backstory after having a sumptuous fish-like meal. *Sigh*
☆Don't call snakes snakes(èjò) lol. Okun'le, Rope, and many more.
This is the Snake Enchantress signing out.
Oh wow, I never knew we had a snake enchantress on the blog. Any TTB reader in need of one, you know where to come to. LOL.
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