It all starts from childhood You’re told whom to respect But never told why to respect You’re told how to be obedient But never why to be obedient You’re told never to question elders But never why not to question elders You’re told how to lead a good life But never why to lead a […]
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Sometimes you don’t argue Not because others are right But you want to remain sane Sometimes you agree to everything Not because you are devoid of thoughts But you don’t see the point in wasting your energy Sometimes you take others’ side Not because they are judicious But you lack the spine to standup Sometimes […]
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We say things we don’t really meanWe do things we don’t really wantWe forget things which we ought to rememberWe remember things which we ought to forgetWe argue over irrelevant topicsWe agree silently with the prevailing prejudicesWe put others on pedestal to hide our deficienciesWe put ourselves on pedestal to point out others’ deficienciesWe are […]
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You store your memories in drawersIn one of the many rooms of your mindSome opened, some unopenedSome holding your darkest secretsSome holding your deepest fearsYou leave the room untouched for yearsOut of nowhere happens somethingforcing you into a dilemma whether to open the room and the drawersWill those fears haunt you or those secrets humiliate […]
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You know y’all will die any day, yet You bring new lives to this world with no second thoughts As if they will have it any better than what you had You go on a rampage and destroy the planet You despise one another passionately As if that saves you from the inevitable You chase […]
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Surprise – finding a favorite movie out of nowhere Disappointment – Good series not getting renewed Happiness – Realizing there are few more episodes in the series Sadness – Realizing that what one watched was the last episode of the season Anger – Good series/movie not with needed subtitles Excitement – News of favorite series […]
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Just like a diktat, which comes to effect, when pronounced by an authoritarian, we came into effect because 2 adults made love to each other with or without the consent and/or intention of bringing us into this chaotic world. Even if they had intentions, they didn’t specifically want to have YOU. They wanted to have […]
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My mind oscillates between hopefulness and its futility I hope the masses become rational and realize their stupidity soon But I don’t see it’s happening anytime soon I hope politicians start doing something to reduce societies’ inequalities soon But I see them favoring inequality all the time I hope parents realize their kids are individuals […]
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Remember You’re an individual first & foremost The following laundry list will kill the individual in you if you’re not careful Group thinking Accepting societal norms without questioning Blind faith in Religion/Nationalism/Political Ideology Not realizing you are in a Social Media bubble Staying in confines of familial boundaries Does it mean we should never be […]
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I was wondering whether am I silent by choice, or due to external force. Even if it were due to external forces, then am I not making a choice to remain silent? I can defy it and choose to speak. In both the cases I am making a choice, either due to my free will […]
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