Like mushrooms, we're left in the dark
Bomb blasts at Zaventem the spark
For another “Lock-Down” - full alert
As many passengers get hurt.
Repercussions swiftly pulsate through
The trains and metro are closed too.
Falling ceilings, smoke and dust
On those who try to earn their crust....
Social media, Twitter, Internet
Spring into action and reflect
The views of those who were not there
Now there's an avalanche of fear.
Confusion and evacuation
Hit this small but vibrant Nation
The Authorities ply all their might;
Blocked roads – security is tight.
News is patchy, the world waits
Havoc disrupted lives creates
Screams, shock and horror close to home
The unanswered ringing of a 'phone …
(c) Poet in the woods 2016