Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 43,590 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Death Or Liberty - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Trees don't hang leaves
but men do men,
a folk-saviour sang
to confound the behaviour
of men.

Topic(s) of this poem: death, liberty

Poet's Notes about The Poem

after ABC TV program, of the title's name, about political prisoners sent to Australia as convicts in the early- to mid-19th century. The folk-saviour-singer is Lisa O'neill from Ireland.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 14, 2016

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