Not leaving it up to chance
The PNG way: Unchecked incompetence, greed & corruption



An entry in The Crocodile Prize
Kina Securities Award for Poetry

One of each
Limb and bone
Half a man
Half a ghost

The forest shrieks
In his wake
Tremors warn
Of wanderers’ fate

For his heart is one
With all the land
His spear and bow
Clutched in hand

The ancestors sang
Without resound
Nokondi, nokondi
Em papa graun!


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