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Thursday, 2 November 2017

Wild Flowers by Ali Cobby Eckermann

Mallets pound fence posts
in tune with the rifles
to mask massacre sites
Cattle will graze
sheep hooves will scatter
children’s bones
Wildflowers will not grow
where the bone powder
lies.

From: http://www.sampsoniaway.org/literary-voices/2014/10/13/three-poems-by-ali-cobby-eckermann/

Date: 2012

By: Ali Cobby Eckermann (1963- )