By Malachi Edwin Vethamani
A False Dawn We sang a song of victory. Raised a new flag. Held our heads high. Shouted new slogans. A new nation we said has risen bursting through the dark clouds. Malaysia Baru. Then came Deceit, old Greed reared its ugly head, murky waters returned and undid us all.
Malachi Edwin Vethamani is a Malaysian Indian poet, writer, editor, critic, bibliographer and academic. He is Emeritus Professor with University of Nottingham. More details in: www.malachiedwinvethamani.com
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