Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 40,933 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

The Great Divide - Poem by Douglas Scotney

It's not forgotten
that bosses
supported World War I
conscription referendums
to get strike-prone mates
out of Australia
and Asians in,
to do work at lower rates.

Topic(s) of this poem: politics

Poet's Notes about The Poem

at the time of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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