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Girl

By Balund-a Poets

Daryl D.

 

girl I love the way ya

shine, ya know I wanna

make ya mine I love

tha way be so kind

I love being around ya

all the ...

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Classes Unstructures

By Balund-a Poets

By Lionel F.
 
Will honesty give laws
Will honest give loves
Will freedom come over
Will liberty come to stay
Will time stop those blind
Will all peace be advice ...

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The Disappearing

The Disappearing has been redeveloped and we invite you to submit your poems about fading and disappeared places and spaces. Explore now »

I Grew Up by Myself

By Balund-a Poets

By Hayden W.
 
I grew up by myself
I had Mum
Dad wasn’t there
I felt angry
Cause everyone wasn’t around
I grew up by myself
School was ...

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Yamba Mission

By Balund-a Poets

By Dennis 

 

Here’s a little rhyme that took us some time

it didn’t cost a dime but you know it sounds fine

from the north to south east ...

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Forgiving

By Balund-a Poets

By Tim

 

Pain only hurts in the past

Forgive the day that it comes

to me like it comes to you

like a bad memory so

How about you

Murris ...

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In The Hollow

By Balund-a Poets

By Bundjalung Man, Elliot R. 
 
Day by Day
Gotta live for tomorrow
Nothing but pain and sorrow
When ya in the hollow
At the moment it’s black and white ...

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First Morning at Balund-a

By Balund-a Poets

By Rob
 
Awake from fretted sleep
to rain at first light
Cold corridor feet
on institutional tiles
military shower stalls
stern and uniform
 A window reluctantly admits
the opaquely filtered ...

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The Crime and Time

By Balund-a Poets

By L. Togo

 

I done a bad crime

now I’m on the run

I start hiding out

I hide in my room

the walls are caving in

my minds ...

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Parent's Effect

By Balund-a Poets

By Adam P.

THE VENIMOUS LAWS DO NOT
CURE US FROM THE HARSH
REALITY OF OUR PAST BUT
STARVES US FROM OUR
FAMILIES, SOME ARE LUCKY
AND LIVE PROTECTED HAPPY ...

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Untitled

By Balund-a Poets

Hi,

My name is Brendan and I’m from

Cabbage Tree Island I can remember travelling

there back when ...

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Dad

By Balund-a Poets

By Tyrone A.

My dad, you drink
You drongo
You hypocrite
For a long time
That is what you were
But you will always be
My Father
It’s good ...

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Aboriginal Man

By Balund-a Poets

By Luke H.

 

The love we have is deep inside

the feeling of peace has been pushed

aside.

Deep inside an aboriginal man living in a

raped tortured land.

An ...

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MY MUM

By Balund-a Poets

By Hayden W.
 
My Mum was smart
She a was a good cook
She had a warming heart
But she could be a tart
She used to yell a lot ...

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Life

By Balund-a Poets

By Chris

One mob, one kid, one life
is what i look forward to in
life.
Getting out of Balunda is a hope
of wonder.
Life will be challenging and ...

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Balund-a

By Balund-a Poets

By David H.
 
I created my reality
That’s taken me here
Where I am now
As I dwell on my past mistakes
It takes me deeper
To a darker ...

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Untitled

By Balund-a Poets

By SHAUN H

I AM A WHITE MAN CRIMINAL 
BUT A BLACK MAN WARRIOR

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Dreaming Time

By Balund-a Poets

By Andrew W.
 
Dreams, the window to our souls
Dreaming of the past, Dreaming of the present, Always dreaming
Dreaming of the future. Daydreaming, Always dreaming
Good dreams, bad dreams ...

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