INVASION DAY, 26TH Jan.
Australia Day 2019|
how proud are the white folk
when this day is seen.
The anthem will be sung again,
that word 'YOUNG' will be there just the same.
But... out of 365 days,
IS the 26th the one DAY we should choose to praise
Shall I stand and praise it too?
shall I stand up... for YOU?
YOU are the truth,my darling one,
and because of you,THE truth's NOT gone.
The blood of your ancestors dwells in your veins,
and there forever it remains.
You are not part of the 'fauna',(as COOK said,)
your ancestors were long, LONG,here,
you are a part of this land's blood and that can't disappear.
You are the bones of this land,
you are it's guts and blood
though this truth few understand.
YOU ARE ...THIS LAND.
Granddaughter,I will not turn my back
on a truth that most white Aussies lack.
YOU are a part of the most ancient culture on Earth...
I will not sing that 'we are young,'
YOUR truth...has a much greater worth.
YOUR BLOOD HAS BEEN HERE 60,000 YEARS,
And on ' Australia Day',that TRUTH NEVER disappears.
DON'T BELIEVE THE CRAP, GRANDCHILD,
DON'T BELIEVE THE LIES,
YOU ARE AN ANCIENT BEAUTIFUL CULTURE...
AND ALWAYS WILL BE...IN YOUR GRANNY'S EYES.
By Kay P M-Devenish
© 2019 Kay P M-Devenish
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