Can you change?

What hurts your sentiments?A fellow being killed, orA commercial adWhat hurts your beliefs?A girl being brutalized, orA neighbor eating meatWhat hurts your sensitivities?A fellow human being discriminated, orA frigging movieYou obtained your sensitivitiesYou inherited your beliefsYou received your sentimentsYou have got nothing originalYou can still change, orYou can continue dying.

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Define Yourself

Your work doesn’t define youNeither your relationshipYour wealth doesn’t define youNeither your social statusYour success doesn’t define youNeither your failureYour birth doesn’t define youNeither your deathYour virtues don’t define youNeither your vicesIf these don’t, then what would?We spend our lives trying to figure outOnly to realize it’s absurdity in the end.

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(In) Authenticity

We all go around fakingLaughing at the authenticAuthenticity scares usFalsity consoles us We think we’re betterOur true self knows we’re notWe think we’re wiserOur intelligence knows we’re not We go around signalling virtuesLonging for our ego’s rescueWhen reality hits usOur Naked self terrifies us

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Moveable Beast

To You, I have been wanting to write a Thank you note for you quite sometime now. But I haven’t had the chance until today. People complain about having to spend way too much time with you, but I indeed have enjoyed spending time with you and it was well worth it. So, here is […]

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Stages of Life

You start as an idealistYou slowly turn to a realistYou change a bit to become pessimistYou go on to be a cynicOnly to end up as a misanthropist You start as a theistYou try become a rationalistYou wish to be a romanticistYou badly want to be an existentialistOnly to end up as a Nihilist You […]

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What Will I Do?

Dissent or obey? If I were in Nazi Germany Blow the horn or stay silent? If I were in an unethical company Stand up or close my eyes? If I were in an immoral govt agency Help or betray my neighbor? If I were in a totalitarian regime Stand alone or dissolve in the crowd? […]

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Conundrums – III

People seek adventure, only To appreciate the mundanity People seek novelty, only To make it prosaic People seek company, only To appreciate the solitude People seek peace, only To incite the chaos People seek pleasure, only To aggravate the pain People seek forgiveness, only To flare up resentment People seek acceptance, only To acknowledge the […]

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Pursuit of Mirage

Most people pursue you Some people don’t know you Most people can’t hold on to you Some people haven’t met you In Materials some people seek you In service some people seek you In nothing some people seek you In sorrows some people seek you Philosophers want to define you Scientists want to understand you […]

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