Many poets express their feelings through their words and their creations. As a result, the poems they create are frequently more favored. The poems "Nothing Sacred" by Gregory Scofield and "Lost my talk" by Rita Joe shows the poet's genuine feelings about the Aboriginals and their struggles as the White people takes away their identity, as well as their belongings.
In the piece, "Nothing Sacred", it talks about the white people changing the Aboriginals identity. In the last stanza of the poem, the poet talks about Lysol. Lysol is a cleaning product, but it could also symbolize how the whites "cleanses" the Aboriginals identity, therefore taking it away. Similarly, the piece "Lost my talk" also elaborates on the fact that the Aboriginals identity