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Blackfella: Down Under: Poem 9 of 10: Uluru Ayer's

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Aboriginal Cave Paintings, Uluru or Ayers Rock, Australia
Aboriginal Cave Paintings, Uluru or Ayers Rock, Australia
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Poem #9: Sonnet: Uluru Ayer's Rock Uluru Ayer's Rock

by John Kendall Hawkins


Tastes great. Less filling. Tastes great. Less filling.

Always a jingle, a jingle unchained,

for beer or some detergent. A killing

can be made to the eyes of the untrained

consumer of evil deeds. It's Justice

or Just Is, one's less filling, a roo court

with the mob ruling, and saying Trust Us

or else; Democracy a last resort.

At Uluru there are rock caves, paintings

that are thousands of years old. Folks have peed

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging (more...)

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