PNG in 'economic hole' says new treasurer
Why we should celebrate independence day

Take Back PNG

Take back pngJOSEPH TAMBURE

This catchphrase of ownership
Proclaimed from the very top
Repeated across breadth and length
Through media, phone, garamut, conch
Yodel, mirror and signalling smoke

Take Back PNG

A light flickering in the darkest storm
A glimmer of hope for everyone
Faith for the striving, peace for the dying
Uplifting for every downcast heart
Too long burdened with infirmity

Take Back PNG

Corruption as harsh as mountains
Surrounding black hills conjoined
With deep roots fifty feet below
Ancient oaks stand fixed and dark
Never to bend to righteousness

Take Back PNG

Don’t bulldoze but totally excavate
Not leaving root or vein behind
Crush to dust, scatter to winds
Trees, branches, destroy to core
Only then will PNG bask in sunshine

Take Back PNG

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