Turn on the radio to any channel. Write a poem inspired by the first thing you hear (lyrics to a song, a commercial, etc.) A Mother's Lament examines the difficulties many military families face: the re-adjustment phase of Veterans returning to normal life, after the horrors of armed conflict, and trying to deal with PTSD. This is my contribution to the Poetry Challenge that runs until October.
It is a national holiday observed in every Aussie town, large and small, it is a day so sacred that merchants once required special permission to open their doors, Anzac day and its memorial services, honouring our soldiers, becomes increasingly popular with every passing year, and this year, the 100th anniversary is, by far, the… Continue reading 100 YEARS ON- ANZAC DAY – LEST WE FORGET