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Blackfella: Down Under: Poem 3 of 10: Dream Time Fantasy

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Blackfella: Down Under: Poem 3 of 10: Dream Time Fantasy

by John Kendall Hawkins



Somewhere out there is a cave with my name,

acid-etched in stone, and lit by torches

and piss-christ lanterns that carry the shame

of the Golden Ruler's postmod horses

galloping towards us, the second coming

of transhumanization and dreamlight

out of the mad chaos of stars tumbling

into the grave horror of being white.

It's a Guernica dream and represents

the ineluctable pathway of our screams

when faced with the epiphanal sixth sense

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Oceania.

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