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The Great Emu War

Australia, circa 1932

By Geoffrey Philp Published 12 months ago 1 min read

They came with knives, rifles, and swords

To conquer the great emu herds.

They fought hard, some even lost their lives

But what was the story they told their wives

When they lost the war against a few birds ?

fact or fiction

About the Creator

Geoffrey Philp

I am a Jamaican writer. I write poems (haiku & haibun), stories & essays about climate change, Marcus Garvey, music icons such as Bob Marley, and the craft of writing through personal reflection & societal engagement.

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Nice work

Very well written. Keep up the good work!

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  1. Eye opening

    Niche topic & fresh perspectives

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