Memories

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 12:35pm

To Jimmy B from Huntly – I hope you find peace mate.

(Cassino Barracks, 1974)

A quiet night in the barracks,
around midnight he starts it again,
he’s yelling about some damned ambush,
and calling some Viet woman’s name.

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 11:42am

(Fort Dorset From G)

That morning, when the rain stopped
the section shook itself out into patrol order
and moved out.

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 11:27am

Poem written on the 30th anniversary of the fall of South Vietnam.

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 11:15am

A tribute to Pam M-T and all of the Kiwi Nurses.

Young man, you ask me who I am,
and why I wear this faded yellow ribbon…

I am the woman, who held your dying uncle’s hand,
and wrote a letter once that broke your grandma’s heart.

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