Poems

Mangroves

A poem by Zelda Quakawoot, Mackay, Queensland

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Mangroves at the beach.
Buzzing
Stinging
Mossies roam

Silent
Biters
Sandfly's home

Greens
Browns
Reds and blue

Smokey
Fire
Keep them from you

Salty
Dampness
Muddy banks

Crab
Empires
Our tummies thank...

Fire smells
Salty
Air

Goodnight
Sweet mangroves
For secrets
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[1] Koori Mail 521 p.23

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Korff, J 2018, Mangroves, <https://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/arts/poems/mangroves>, retrieved 22 August 2019

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