Is always empty.There is nothing savvyAbout sowing doubt wherever you go,Permamently carrying a red penLike an examiner who refuses to be pleased,Finding fault and relishing it,Holding it up as thoughIt were a coveted trophy.Maybe if you weren’tRolling your eyes so muchYou’d see the substanceOf the many things you criticize.Its one thing to haveA lot of […]Read more "The cynic’s purse"
To make lasting change today. Every effort to shift society Faces double layers of red tape- First the resistance of those deeply incentivised To believe in the status quo And then the layer of apathy Of those too cynical to ask for better. Even within the world of changemakers There is an eternal tussle between […]Read more "It takes more than passionate individuals"
Being an agent of change is awkward Often difficult to find yourself on the unpopular side of a conversation Speaking when others would have you stay silent Showing up when others have made bets you wouldn’t Offering grace to those who don’t deserve it Salt is not a meal on its own And not a […]Read more "Salt"
Do it enough times And you will forget that your opinion even matters, Turn a blind eye often enough and you’ll stop seeing injustice for what it is. Making excuses and accepting nonesense for the sake of peace Only makes “peace” for a short while. But sooner or later, complacency in the midst of chaos, […]Read more "On shrugging your shoulders"