(Unedited) On this time and day (2-5pm, 28 September 2018), I was seated in the tea (room) area of the National Atomic Bomb Museum in Nagasaki, Japan. I had just completed a heart-wrenching tour of the museum and was relaxing over a glass of water and orange juice served by a naturally warm elderly Japanese woman.… Continue reading (Random) Meditations: Nagasaki
In the beginning, Hope gave birth to a curious idealist, The realist killed the idealist, The cynic killed the realist, The nihilist killed the cynic, What has remained is a confused sceptic, A highly depressive, anarchic misanthrope - unimpressed, disillusioned by himself and his fellow-pretentious kind; depressed by the futility and the chronic dissonance that… Continue reading #NoTITLE!
(Exceptions implied) Education institutions that excel in using exams, assignments and notarized papers (certificates) to turn free spirits into mediocre, uniform, obedient/conformists, God-fearing wheels of the fast-turning unequal capitalist structure of society. They censor minds, stifle free thought and instead of cultivating mentally and wholly healthy members of society, they end up creating bunches of… Continue reading Quandaries 2.0
Philosophical quandaries What is a human being? A complex broth of genes; molecules; biochemical reactions; neurons and environment, or something more? What something more? Why are they here? Where do they go from here? What is the universe? Why is it here? Where does it go from here? Human rights and shrewd glocal politic What… Continue reading Questions+
I love you, my people! South Sudanese, you must be loved, my people! You must be celebrated! From all that is inhuman, through all that is wrong, You've remained and emerged strong. Survived all the oppression, Thrived through all the tyranny and aggression, All the suppression, From the wrath of barbarians, through the machine guns… Continue reading For my PEOPLE!
One day, the old will cease to exist, No matter how hard they resist, Mighty time will persist! They will go, ah! I tell you, brothers and sisters, they will go, go for good, We'll plant a fig from where they once stood! They'll go, ah, for the greater good of the many drowned, And… Continue reading An Ode to HOPE
"I sat erect, had just been invaded in my bedroom by both my mother and my irritating alarm - cousin, I sleepwalk to the bathroom, splashed the cold Kapenguria water on my shivering body, tiptoed to the kitchen to gobble down something for my empty belly, rushed down a cup of tea-coffee. To school I… Continue reading Y?