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I am inspired by Uruguay`s
servant leader whose

humility would make
some church folk

and national presidents
look like the worst

felonious worshipers
of wealth and clout in the

entire world.

I am inspired by

his disarming selflessness.

What a rare national father!


Ndaba Sibanda is a Zimbabwean-born writer. He hails from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe`s second largest city. He is one of the most prolific poets to emerge from that Southern African country.

A former National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) nominee, Ndaba’s poems, essays and short stories have been published in Africa and the US. His latest anthology, The Dead Must Be Sobbing was published in March 2013. Ndaba`s debut novel, Timebomb has been accepted for publication in the UK.

He lives in Saudi Arabia.



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