The Makati ComplexShe was the enthusiastic go-getter. She will conquer the corporate world, she thought to herself. Her mantra was impossible to dissuade: "When the going gets tough, the tough gets going." Surely, she was tough, she will keep going.The public transport was no problem with her. If someone pushes her, she'll push two more in front of her. Pay it forward, she watched the film, read the book. Now she's doing it.It was a good year, she thought to herself. She landed herself in a big multinational company, boasting with pride and ego. Probably ignorant, disinterested, oblivious of the fact that she feeds on the company's scraps. I told you she was idealistic. I told you she's impossible to dissuade. She's simply an egomaniac - and it works well for her. To each their own, a saying goes.She knew how to go about everything, she was very street smart. She had everything calculated. She knew how to do the politics. If there was something she did not know, she is quick to her feet to learn them
UnbecomingAnyone will easily fit in themBut they will never fit to anyoneThey are just far too big- The shoes you are wearingThat your feet will grow largerAnd those soles will eventually custom youIs a dead philosophy- your feet have already grown fullThe shoes you are wearingAre far too large, largeThat you have failed to noticeThe people you step onto, as you brush pastThe shoes are far too large, largeLarge enough to containYour insecurities, your prideYour megalomania, and everything else you put in lineTake them off, the shoes you are wearingLook no longer down, but forwardThey are far too largeYou fit in them, like anyone wouldBut no, to no one, they fit to none.