Sorry Sorry

We are feeling a bit contrite today
And know that we should say sorry
We even made it a special day
It is going to put an end to it so don’t worry
We’re sorry about the genocide and slaughter
Sorry about hunting you and herding you into the desert
Sorry about slaving your son and whoring your daughter
Sorry about the disease and pain just tell us where it hurt
We’re sorry about destroying your language too
Stealing your art culture and children
Herding you into the arms of the missions zoo
For slandering your fathers for the acts of a few men
Sorry about stealing your land and its’ mineral wealth
It has brought us hundreds of billions
Sorry we never spent it on your education and health
It was at the orders of HRH and the Devils’ minions
Sorry we never said sorry before mate
But no-one really was or cared
We were all full of bigotry and hate
That the booze and drugs was all we ever shared
Sorry about the intervention and bringing in the Army parson
We had to get in quick and get a hold of your land
Before they passed the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Indigenous Person
Our predecessors wouldn’t sign it and we will not be out of hand
But we are all glad we said sorry now
And made it such a big spectacle
You will be able to tell your grandchildren how
Nothing changed and was just more of the hypocritical
11 March 2008

Sorry Sorry

Gregory John O'Flaherty

Maryborough, Australia

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Australia has said sorry to its’ indigenous peoples for wrongs commited in the past, but still refuses to ratify the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of The Indigenous Persons

This was posted before I was suspended, the first time, but after complaining about a raceist comment by a moderator of a group that changed its name, was deleted along with all my other posts by ….. …… , I wonder why RB didn’t take action against him, other than a name change for the group

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