Ross Clark

(30 August 1953 - / Clark / Australia)

A Hempen Helix - Poem by Ross Clark

The landlord's men have cut my rope
and flung it far from me;
there's barely now three feet of it
still hanging from my tree –

I cannot lash, I cannot bind,
and I cannot take my life:
the landlord's men have severed hope
with their indentured knife.

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  • Malini Kadir (5/23/2012 10:59:00 AM)


    Can 8 lines speak more well of bondage, I could simply visualize him...... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012



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