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Protest March.

It was time for my first demonstration,
in Palmerston North yesterday afternoon.
There was a protest against the Weapons Expo,
(NZ Defence Association Industry Forum)
to be held soon at at the Trust Arena.
I felt at home with the marchers in The Square,
and the placards, 'Whose streets? Our streets! '
'We are not disturbing the peace.'
I sensed no hostility in pedestrians
or the yellow-vested sunglasses police,

as we set off for Cuba Street
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Protest March.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: life
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
I was in Palmerston North yesterday. Knowing the protest march was on, I joined it. It was a lot of fun and very fulfilling. For once in my life. I may return to check out the Expo when it is held; it could be this weekend.
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