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Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

1996.0012.0008

Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

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A4 page with poem on one side of page 'Hawke is my Shepherd/HAWKE IS MY SHEPHERD I SHALL NOT WANT,/HE LEADETH ME BESIDE STILL FACTORIES AND/ABANDONED FARMS,/HE RESTORETH MY DOUBT IN THE LABOR PARTY,/HE ANOINTED MY WAGE WITH TAX AND INFLATION,/SO MY EXPRESS RUNNETH OVER MY INCOME.//SURELY POVERTY AND HARD LIVING SHALL/FOLLOW THE LABOR PARTY,/AND I SHALL PRAY FOR THE DOLE AND LIVE IN/A RENTED HOUSE FOREVER.//FIVE THOUSAND YEARS AGO MOSES SAID 'LAY/DOWN YOUR SHOVEL,/SELL YOUR CAMEL, MOVE YOUR ASS AND I SHALL/LEAD YOU TO THE PROMISED LAND'//FIVE THOUSAND YEARS LATER GOUGH WHITLAM/SAID 'LAY DOWN YOUR SHOVEL, SELL YOUR/CAMEL, SIT ON YOUR ASS, THIS IS THE PROMISED/LAND.'//THIS YEAR HAWKE WILL TAKE YOUR SHOVEL. SELL/YOUR CAMEL, KICK YOUR ASS AND TELL YOU HE/SOLD THE PROMISED LAND.//I'M GLAD I'M AN AUSSIE, I'M GLAD I'M FREE,/I WISH I WAS A DOG AND HAWKE WAS A TREE.' The other side of the page is a copy of a media release from the Hon Geoff Muntz M.L.A., Minister for Environment, Conservation and Tourism Member for Whitsunday (QLD Parliament)

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