Aleppo-It could be me

Within a war there are innocent people simply trying to live, this poem imagines the story of an individual who finds themselves in the aftermath of a bombing raid, their overriding desire is simply to get back to the one they love.

A man reacts to the destruction in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on February 16, 2014. The death toll in nearly three years of conflict in Syria has risen to more than 140,000 people including nearly 50,000 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. AFP PHOTO/AMC/KHALED KHATIB (Photo credit should read KHALED KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)
A man reacts to the destruction in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on February 16, 2014. The death toll in nearly three years of conflict in Syria has risen to more than 140,000 people including nearly 50,000 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. AFP PHOTO/AMC/KHALED KHATIB (Photo credit should read KHALED KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)