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The rise and fall of Angra – and the realisation of his grief

Papua Niugini

DespairWARDLEY D I BARRY

deflowered, abused
young girl married to bigmen
Papua Niugini

raped, ravaged, ravished
black woman raised by waitman
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betraying their bubus
for waitman philosophies
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selling their people
to buy a house in Aussie
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a nation of chiefs
that become cowards and cheats
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fat politicians
who turn prostitutes and pimps
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take my hopes and dreams
crush them before my eyes
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stuff my mouth with cash
if I open it to cry
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alas! my people
welcoming, happy, cheated
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ha! home of my heart
beautiful, loved and broken
Papua Niugini

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Vanessa Gordon

Thank you for your words and poetry Wardley..

Jordan Dean

Very strong sentiments. Sometimes the truth hurts but poetry is best served raw. The kind of poetry I like reading.

Barbara Short

Thanks Wardley. A good poem.

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