Poems

Blood Soil

A poem by Michele 'Mickey' Hetherington, NSW.

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Battles fought under burning sun.
Blood-red rivers slowly run.
Screams echo, shots from a gun,
Dust-covered graves, buried as one.
Midst the bones the voices come:
Our land forever, thy will be done.

Michele dedicated this poem to her Elders and ancestors who fought "beside you, not against you".

Thank you Michele for sharing your poetry.

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Korff, J 2020, Blood Soil, <https://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/arts/poems/blood-soil>, retrieved 22 September 2021

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