It's been a little while since the last time I saw you
What's up with you and old dude, I hope everything is all cool
Alori Joh committed suicide. “Ol' dude” is referring to God… He is saying that it has been awhile since he last saw her, phrasing it that way to make her death seem less real, as he is said in The Book Of Soul that he hadn’t yet looked at her obituary.
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