Tag Archives: ANZAC Day


Obituary  He was my favourite poet through high school. He died on April Fool’s Day. Not corona virus – not everyone does – but old age. I didn’t know till today. The obituary says Bruce Dawe was a postman. A … Continue reading

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“There is Hell Waiting Here”*

The sandstone Sphynx bares its chest like a beacon above Anzac Cove. Bleak, grey, weeping seas, diluted with the blood of thousands, Johnnies and Mehmets both. No beaches worth their salt, nowhere to land, the King’s young allies culled by … Continue reading

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Abide With Me

Wednesday 25th April, 2012. ANZAC Day.  The 2012 Commemorative Dawn Service. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Heritage Park, Manila  They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years … Continue reading

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