“Continental (and sub-continental) drifters” haiku

Jan. 26, 1788 — First prisoner colony, New South Wales
Jan. 26, 1950 — Republic of India established

It’s Australia Day
Let’s raise a toast to the land
Of second chances

And in India
Democracy for millions
Born of Gandhi’s blood

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