We all know the great follyOf expecting things to goAccording to plan.But reality is hard to accept.It does not fall gently in our lapsLike an object we can manipulate,Speed up or slow downAs we see fit.We forget that we are just participantsAnd not the adjudicatorsThat we are a part of historyNot the authors of it.In […]Read more "According to plan"
Are we secretly hoping for a world Where one day “We’ll all get along” In a homogenous utopia Where no one’s skin has any colour And we all speak good English Treating each other like family Where no one cares About politics or war Or anything uncomfortable? That’s heavy on the homogenous And light on the utopia. […]Read more "Homogenous Utopia"
University at eighteenStraight As but with a social lifeDream job straight outta schoolMarried by thirtyFirst home within a year of thatHolidays in distant placesFriends in high placesPerfect kidsThe best schoolsEarly retirement-Fill in the blanksWith your recipe for yourFuture happiness.The future is elusive by natureAnd it’s hard enough to perfectly predict the weatherLet alone future bliss.The […]Read more "Future Happiness"
Writing is a powerful wayTo create future resources for ourselvesAnd the people we seek to serve.Insights in the shower,whispers of ideas that tickle our ears randomly in the dayCould just the seeds for the work we may do in the future.In a world where scrolling is stronger reflex than writingThere will always be more stimuli […]Read more "Writing for future resources"
12 months ago We sat down and dreamed About what this new decade would be like. We projected and analyzed Having several assumptions based On what previous years had afforded us. But after a year like 2020, When so many things we had taken for granted Were upended in a matter of days, When we […]Read more "Day one"