Someone Else’s Shoes

Experience is an ambiguous concept. We refer to it in similar contexts and use it to either justify actions and decisions, relay our life stories, or to give advice based on what we went through. The term has become more like a place where we go to find commonalities with other humans, but how similar…

Nothing Lasts

History preserved names from different pasts, yet we read them and let them float by. It proves that nothing lasts, not even you; nor I.   Like sand slipping in an hourglass; we slide through time. Age is what we continue to surpass, and the ladder of eternity we aspire to climb.   All possessions come with…

What I Mean

The language we produce in speech is a conclusion to a set of mentally processed thoughts. These thoughts are exclusive to each individual i.e. all individuals have their own unique thoughts that aren’t configured in the same way as another individual. Yet, we still manage to bridge our thoughts, via speech and writing, to others successfully. Since we can…

Society

I’m tied to many expectations Ones enforced by society, And when I demand explanations I’m told to drop the curiosity. To them I’m nothing if I fail To conform to what they dictate. They expect me to follow what they propagate I have a choice, and this is not my fate!

Silence

Only silence was heard. There was no whistle to the breeze; Not a single chirp from a bird, Just a river meandering in ease.   There were people standing, Their voices were unheard. They were at the sky staring; Wondering what had happened to the world.   Only silence was heard. The scenery turned blank. Nature retracted,…

Actions Reflect Belief

We believe different things. Our beliefs sculpt our minds and make us unique individuals. Some believe strongly in faith and religion; others passionately believe  in reason and science. Whatever our beliefs are, we always strive to prove them to others through our actions.i.e. those who have religious beliefs perform religious acts such as praying and reading holy scriptures, and…

Does My Skin Colour Make You Racist?

It’s in our nature to feel superior over those who, we believe, aren’t our equals and to subordinate the less educated. It’s not in our nature though to frown upon those who don’t choose their origin and skin colour. It’s also not in our nature to attack, abuse and assault people for their race. Racism isn’t just…