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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
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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 Oceania.

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