There was life here once upon a time.
Lives. Not long ago. Just a year back.
Where are the people who once
Lived, loved and laughed here?
Must be leading broken lives now,
As shattered, devastated and irreparable
As the ghost of this home that they once had.
(MindaViews is the opinion section of MindaNews. OUR Marawi is open to anyone who wishes to share his/her thoughts on what is happening nin Marawi. Adel Ditucalan, President of the Ranao Watch for Empowerment Network, posted this on her FB page on August 24. MindaNews was granted permission to reprint this)