Category Archives: Australia and the epic journeys

Kangaroo’s v The Meat Trade

Wild animals are essential To this planet They contribute so much And need to be Honoured for the work they do In actuality Front line having substance Essentially By their very nature They are able To maintain the balance That … Continue reading

Banjo Paterson

Born in Binalong New South Wales In 1864 Turned out to be a bush poet His poetry was raw The outback saw his stories The swagman and his lot Took the name of Banjo From a horse A horse he’d … Continue reading

The unswerving aboriginie

Heartlessness ruthlessness Who would bless The relentlessness Centuries of wisdom cometh Down the ages to where we See such unfeeling And how its stealing All heartfelt thought From you and me They erect signboards “No alcohol” “No pornography” Sadistically they … Continue reading

NAURU not NORWAY

For someone else to mother you When we were stolen away We ended up in NAURU Not as we thought Norway Far across the sea Where enchanted mountains Rose Beautifully into the sky Hoping they would pose Freedom from oppression … Continue reading

The forgotten ones

Forgotten children Forgotten by who Forgotten by us Or forgotten by you They came in the daylight My daughter they took Because she was brown With a whitish look SHe was only a baby Tossed into their truck That is … Continue reading

Phillistines

We have phillistines in government Who turn their blindest eyes Bowing down to the meat trade mob Despite the nations cries Bleating and cattle mooing Still ship truck loads by sea On hell ships to the Middle East Where they … Continue reading

forgotten people

To be forgotten as we are Lost souls in a soup Of outback mediaocrity Kept out of the loop No communication Left to rot and die Each of us has one vote But someone tell me why I would put … Continue reading

Aborigine

Their music Their art It all comes from the heart Its apparent to me It is, how they see The earth at their feet Its vibrant upbeat The wind in their hair Comes from everywhere The breath demonstrates The yidaki … Continue reading

Never write us off

Bang them sticks sing our hearts out Light the fire And watch the Roo’s Art work in tradition That has to be good news The northern psrt of Australia Is where we make our home How we are the people … Continue reading

Australia’s forgotten people

The drone of the didge And the clap of the sticks Where the termites exist The goanna licks His lips giving thanks For the bird he has eaten The people have power But they have been beaten Down by the … Continue reading