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| An entry in the Crocodile Prize Poetry Award

I read the paper
What was proper
The once beautiful
With people dutiful

The people so kind
The culture so fine
The villages pristine
The ocean divine
The land fertile
The environment fragile

We ask for peace
But where is our peace
We seek justice
But there is no justice

Come say a prayer
There is power
There is hope
Don't you mope
If you can't cope

Take them guns
Take them punks
Show them face


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Michael Dom

These are very clipped and sharp verses Diane.

Your word choices are well made in the second verse.

It would be nice to think of this being said by a local of Alotau, with their distinctive intonation, accent and phrasing.

Is "Show them face" a local phrase?

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