Anthony Dawson

Rookie (01/08/1970 / Camperdown, Sydney)

Anthony Dawson Poems

41. Early Morning 4/29/2005

Comments about Anthony Dawson

  • Anton K Anton K (11/9/2015 10:32:00 AM)

    Don't listen to Ashley Olson - you are a very fine poet.

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Ashley Olson (4/29/2005 12:11:00 PM)

    Your poem Early Morning was interesting. It took me a couple of times to read it to understand it. However your type of writing style is just not my type. In my eyes your poem was alright.

    0 person liked.
    1 person did not like.
Best Poem of Anthony Dawson

Shanty Town

Your shanty sits on a hill,

above filth below will.

Shanty of tin and nail,

waterways grey,

living insane.

Corrugated heat traps,

deliberate slum;

social gaps no halfway scale,

zero then one hundred.

Big bellied little children,

not obese,

corruptly diseased,

forever interned in the poorest herd.

Your shanty is fact,

not to the many turned backs which look out of the skyscrapers.

Read the full of Shanty Town


So proud to confront the plague of bullets
Enter the mouth of Hades
Armed with eyes of fear, bayonet,
Hatred of the stench filled ground, A heart beating in unison with machine guns

the corpses cry from no-mans land:
'The blood you drink is testament to lunacy';
The message drowned by the barrage of doom,

[Report Error]