Light Years Away
A poem by Jonathan Hill, Old Erowal Bay, New South Wales
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My lifetime flickers In the fading light, I no longer have The will to fight. The battle continues Till my dying day, Forever forced to live The white man's way. The songlines and stories The laws of the land, Deemed mythical nonsense By those in command. Now lost to eternity Perished and passed, Making way for modernity A comical farce. A culture bound By desire not need, Ruled by the wealthy Infected with greed. The unifying power Of the setting sun Is proof humanity Is collectively one. But such a realisation Is light years away, There's no profit to be made Living the peaceful way. 
Jonathan Hill is a non-Aboriginal author.