The day after my father died, I got an email from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) that their Scholarship Committee has nominated me for the Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ) Scholarship. If accepted, the Abdul Latif Jameel Group — a group of diversified businesses headquartered in the Middle East and operating in at least 30… Read More Why I’m getting my MBA
I have long been aching to write but every time I tried to, I just couldn’t get past the first sentence. I wanted to write about this fork in my career, this plan to resign from being the head of reservoir engineering in a renewable energy company — to toss in the air this supposedly… Read More On introspection and writing
this may spring from genuine self-confidence or from pure delusion but i’ve always felt that i’m meant for something big and great and wonderful meant for something so much more than this than today and that it’s just a matter of time and dedication before the universe unravels its beauty before my very eyes and… Read More self-fulfilling prophecy
and i’ll keep pretending to be a poet deluding myself of my mastery of words with profound beauty expressed in naked simplicity using line breaks as i please to add meaning? i don’t know shit breaking rules without knowing them and i’ll keep pretending i know what i’m doing writing shitty poems like… Read More pretentious poet
i used to think that love always manifests itself in grand gestures but i know better now love screams louder in the silence of a gentle massage on a beloved’s weary back and shouts i love you through this poem solely written for you
Forgive me… I said I’d stay, but left you instead.
I don’t know about other people, but every time I come home after at least 10 hours of work every weekday, I can’t help but ask myself: “What the fuck am I doing?” Really, what the fuck am I doing? Where did my day go? What have I truly accomplished? Meetings here and there, blasting… Read More I fucking want to live