Paul Warren

Gold Star - 58,626 Points (ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA)

Australia - The Original Australians - Poem by Paul Warren

Australian aborigines do not see time in a straight line
They see the seasons connecting each other in their mind
And know when to hunt and when to gather
Being tied to the land and its spirit did matter
So at certain times during each year
They would sing their ceremonies for the land held so dear
For them the singing was done all the day through
And in doing so they would ensure the land's spirit would renew

© Paul Warren Poetry

Topic(s) of this poem: my country

Form: Prose Poem


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A simple explanation and like most things the detail is a lot more complex.

Comments about Australia - The Original Australians by Paul Warren

  • Kelly Kurt (11/3/2015 11:34:00 PM)


    We 'modern' people are the ones who have a distorted and primitive view of time (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 3, 2015


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