The Road less travelled- The Partial truth...

Why I opted to work for a humanitarian organization in a war torn country Well I could say the main reason is because I wanted to eliminate human suffering and be “the savior of the world”, but that would only be partially true. For me the reason is also to fill a void, to find answers, created by a certain personal loss- truly speaking that triggered my application. Also, the need for adventure and the adrenaline junkie that emergency medicine makes you, added fuel to that fire. Not to forget being a millennial, the ease with which one gets bored of one task, job or activity; creates this constant urge to find “something new to do”. Also, since I am extroverted and inquisitive, I love exploring cultures. And since I am on this self-righteous journey that I will not have a routine “purposeless” holiday, like a tourist, I realized the only way for me to tour a place is live there and work ( in the bargain visit some places too)  The partial truth Embarking to, a war torn land still full of hope, So cautiously, I packed my bag and stethoscope, Then I was asked, “Why would you go, To a treacherous land, of fire and foe?” While I tried, genuinely, to introspect, They mused along, curiously, yet circumspect- “Maybe he is a silent selfless savior” “Bravo to his very saintly behavior” Amidst the applause, my face shone, my honor grew, Yet I confessed, that reason was, but partially true- I go to seek answers, To fill a painful void. Un-break an ailing heart, That felt it was toyed. A Purpose much deeper, In this mission I may find, While also leaving my, Petty sorrows behind. Few other reasons, I have also found,...