From Kooroora

Desolate night dreams sleeping,
Run past Kooroora,
Angry words tore apart
The bridal veil of Kooroora.

Thunder lightning strikes the sky
On the ground lays sleeping Kooroora
Flashes driven from her eyes
Tear stained eyes of Kooroora

Restless child stilled by time
Naked heart folded away
Like a stranger hidden
The last resting place of Kooroora.

Kooroora is a poem by the Australian poet, Henry Kendall. This is my feminist reinterpretation of that poem and the violence against women that is portrayed.

Enjoy

Molly

xx

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s