This poem has the potential to cause some grief so please take with a grain of salt.
Originally Published on Twitter:
Dear Pom Siti Road Vendors,
Thank you for the smuk na buai.
The galip nut.
Thank you for the deer antler.
The Nius-Pepa na GoGo Cola.
The 6 ft mirror.
Steering wheel cover, Dark Specs na Air Freshner.
Always and forever,
A poem about PNG women challenging engrained assumptions.
A family goes to a popular community market in Cairns. We explore a particular event through their eyes and see their relationships.
Something I noticed leaves me feeling uneasy.
In my more contemplative years, I learned of the phrase “empty drums made a lot of noise”. Deaf, I was at the time, a bit too young to understand but I still hear it now.