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Blackfella: Down Under: Poem 6 of 10 Sonnet: Null Arbor

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Blackfella: Down Under: Poem 6 of 10:

Sonnet: In the Null Arbor

by John Kendall Hawkins


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Deep in the Null Arbor there are no trees --

not even the mighty coast-to-coast gum,

with their trippy fallen honkey nut seeds,

but there is one old tree that people come

from many mad miles, east-west, to dance around,

known in old legend as the Cunny Tree,

rare and esoteric and wonderbound --

reeks of polymorphous perversity.

Freud would've had a field day with its fruit,

strewn not far, crenellations all glissy,

good eatn,' if you have a taste to suit,

union jack flags for leaves, wind-blown, prissy.

You may think twice about eating a peach --

the pits, the fuzz -- but Cunny gives new hope,

soft feral moans within succulent reach,

you'll fight no more, and go all rope-a-dope.

Blackfellas watch from dream trees and yell, "C*nt,"

and get back a high-strung One Nation grunt.


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* Null Arbor is a play on Nullabor, the southwest area of Australia that is largely barren.


(Article changed on Mar 04, 2021 at 5:37 PM EST)

 

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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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