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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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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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The Disappearing

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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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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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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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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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Mother Nature is my Friend

By Balund-a Poets

By Andy W.

Mother Nature is my Friend
The trees, the bush, the animals and the sun
When I was young life was fun
Now that fun is not so ...

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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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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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Untitled

By Balund-a Poets

By SHAUN H

I AM A WHITE MAN CRIMINAL 
BUT A BLACK MAN WARRIOR

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Untitled

By Balund-a Poets

By Mitchell F.

I’m borderline crazy
It still doesn’t phase me
There are certain times
I’m lost in my mind
In my own place
My problems erased ...

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Ancient Times, Ancient Ways

By Balund-a Poets

By Andy W.
 
Ancient Times, Ancient Ways
Forwards backwards , sideways too
Which way is up, which way’s down
Foolish minds, Foolish ways
We did the crime, now I’m ...

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My Brother Backer

By Balund-a Poets

By Tyrone A.

We lost the brother of the town
He listened
He spoke
He rapped and laughed – is the one we all look up to
But there was one ...

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The Warrior

By Balund-a Poets

By Andy W.
 
A path with heart
Any path with heart
I will traverse
And the only worthwhile
Challenge is to follow that
Path to the very end
And here ...

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Poetical Correction

By Balund-a Poets

By Lionel F.
 
Mouth named mountains for brainswave
Things must change
Where names are forgive
Fields are made dirt dug
Many are leaves drop as death
But air sprang it ...

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Balund-a

By Balund-a Poets

By Andrew B.

As I lay in my bed at night
I begin to remember all the fun and
exciting things we shared together
I still won’t forget all ...

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MY KIDS

By Balund-a Poets

By Clinton C.
 
I watched them grow
I watched them cry
I WATCHED them in pain
I WATCHED them in happiness
I watched them become great little people
I can ...

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