In the absence of leadership
Lawlessness prevails
And citizens are forced
To take the law into their own hands
Inevitably casualties are to occur
Bonds of all types – break
Families get destroyed
Unity dissipates

In the absence of leadership
A country burns to flames
Like wildfires so strong
And quickly floods
into neighboring countries
Spilling havoc and trace of destruction
Lives are destroyed
Yet in silence politicians, political parties and presidents
Of different countries fail to do right by their people
And take a firm stand

In the absence of leadership
Nations turn against each other
Those at fault ignorantly fail to acknowledge
Their wrongs in all aspects
Fail to take full responsibility
For crimes committed
A blind eye they turn
But if tables were turned
A threshold most of them
would instantly reach
for crime has no racial connotation

Leaderships lacks
When desperately needed
This rather reveals
That only citizens
Can create the change
They need
Through an alternative civilians led government
For government is non-existence
Only citizens can rescue themselves
Through various legal means
Available for their usage

In the absence of leadership
Another form of leadership
Should take its course
For the citizens
By the citizens


At a hospital, I find myself
This morning, in casualty
Extremely scared, I must admit
Yet confusion thunderously travels at the same rate as my heart beat
Like a person failing (and refusing) to hint a calling from ancestors,
Uncertainty brews like wild fires accelerated by wind,
With a directionless source of origin
I am emotionally burning coals to generate heat of positive thoughts
Hoping for this moment to fade away,
Praying for everything to be soundly fine,
Although simultaneously generating emissions of thoughts,
A contradiction, indeed – this has become
Draining my last droplet of hope infiltrating
My soul, faith and spirituality,
I am beyond petrified
Of what is to take turn next
In the next second, minute and hour
For life is unpredictable
One moment you have and the next is gone
I try so hard to freeze tears
As I contemplate and prepare for the worst
But reality is intensively rising like global warming
For me to process
Melting my ice-cold tears,
Into floods
Drowning every moment I count on

Living in fear

Scared of the unknown
Darkness approaching
Constant fear of death
I feel, nearer it is
Rattled by it
Way forward turned into a fog
Visibility struggling with
As nothing I see
Although anything could happen
For I feel it – Though I see it not
I sleep,
Then instantly all is revealed
As a vision
Confirmation, this turns into
Of my discomfort