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Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Rites: The Mojave – Flight MH17, 2014

When all else failed
The great heart
Of the Joshua Tree
Became

A Tepee ‘fire build’
In the desert’s
Empty
Arena...

It was a signal.
It is the signal.

© Stefanie Bennett

MH17: Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine

Stefanie Bennett has published several books of poetry – worked with Arts Action
For Peace, & ‘Equality’ [Human rights]. Of mixed ancestry – Italian, Irish Paugussett
-Shawnee, she was born in Queensland, Australia.

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