Are you in control?

You don’t control your birthYou don’t control your deathYou don’t control your luckYou don’t control your choiceYou don’t control your successYou don’t control your failureYou don’t control your identityYou don’t control your sanityYou’re abandoned in an indifferent worldYou’re left to fight your own battlesYou’re a fire fly dancing before the sunObserve (but not control) the […]

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Trust

You trust your institutionsYour institutions don’t trust youYou trust your fellow citizensYour fellow citizens don’t trust youYou trust your organizationsYour organizations don’t trust youYou trust your beliefsYour beliefs don’t trust youYour trust means nothingIf it’s not reciprocatedDemocracy gives an illusion of trustBetter protect it with all your might.

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Are you for real??

You don’t mean what you sayYou don’t say what you thinkYou don’t do what you sayYou don’t believe what you think You don’t know what you readYou don’t read what you needYou don’t question what you readYou don’t pursue what you need You don’t know you wellYou follow others’ planYou live others’ lifeYour life’s just […]

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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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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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