Scurvy, Rickets, Really Australia?

Victorian-era diseases,
Two hundred fifty thousand
Hungry children,
Forty per cent families
Food insecure,
Bloated Commonwealth Banks!

Climate emergency,
Fossil fuel profiteering,
Mortgage rate spikes,
Soaring food prices,
Skipping meals
Cinching belts,
Ravenous youngsters
Thwart’d growth plates,
Demise of inanition.

© 2023 Reese Halter
Agitate. Disrupt. Defend.

In 2023, Commonwealth Bank CEO Matt Comyn was paid $10.4 million – a $3.4 million pay rise from the year earlier.

Reese Halter

Reese Halter is a bees/trees/seas defender.
Unearthly Wails is a special edition, a collection of poetry
illustrated by renowned Ojibwa artist Terry McCue.
Email: to order

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Previous Story

Congolese Cowboy Carnage

Next Story

2023 U.S. Fossil-Fuelled Heatwaves

Latest from The Life Slant

Fantastic February

Buds breaking,Unhurried unpacking,Potent phytoncides,Glorious grandness,Joyous jubilation!

Atlantic Rainforest #SOS

South America’s other species-rich tropical assemblage, the Atlantic Rainforest, is in dire shape. This priceless hotbed of