A Right To Be Heard
A poem by Zelda Quakawoot, Mackay, QLD.
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A right to be heard Not censored of word A voice that is true Not a momentary view A word that is said It remains in our heads Of value that’s true In both me and you It signals the start From deep in our hearts A sentence recalls From the big to the small It flows like a stream… “I have a dream…”
Thank you Zelda for sending me your poetry.
- Which famous speech alludes the poem to?
- Find out what the key message of the original speaker is.
- Jot down a few key ideas an Aboriginal speaker would want to talk about today!