A poem by J E Doyle, Macquarie Fields, New South Wales

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Sold! Show me how No, thank you

I sat and spoke to the Elders today
It is not so wrong in what they say

The times have changed as they well know,
But isn't it time we had a fair go

So let us all band together and clear the air
The Kooris know that things are not fair

Their knowledge is known for thousands of years
Through hunting, healing, also tears
They have also survived hatred and fear

So let us all live together before it's too late
And make this land a wonderful place. 

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[1] Koori Mail 463 p.25

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Korff, J 2020, Wisdom, <https://stage.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/arts/poems/wisdom>, retrieved 19 June 2024

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