I came because you have a need
I came to lead.
I came because you need a hand
I came because you are laid bare
in your despair.
I came because I truly care.
I came to blow away the hate.
I came to guide you to your fate.
I came to lead, Oh Motherland, in your despair.
(Written for dVerse Poets, “Unraveling the Ovillejo”. January 14, 2016.)