douglas scotney

Gold Star - 10,797 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Manus Island - Poem by douglas scotney

and ejecting
whose killings
include sisters
for ruining honor
is an honorable goal
of a country
whose perceived excesses
lessen killing's excess
enabling honor
to be ruined more easily
than it was before.

Topic(s) of this poem: politics

Poet's Notes about The Poem

do we know who we're letting in?

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 3, 2014

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