The fire Is the truth


What about the fire?
... the fire
... the sacred fire
... the fire
We want the fire
It cleanses us
The fire is our altar
It is our ceremony
The fire drive away bad thoughts
The Fire burns the old
And brings in the new
The Fire is for
Blackfellas and Whitefellas
You come here to take away the fire
You force us to defend it
Brutality
You raped my Grandmother
You killed my Grandmother
Only the fire
can heal us
You take away the fire
You take away our healing
Healing for
Blackfellas and Whitefellas
The Fire is the truth
My brother, my sister

– Ian Curr
October 2013

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