A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

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Vic Jefferies
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A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Vic Jefferies » Wed Apr 20, 2016 11:10 am

It is that time of the year again:

A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

When you hear the bugles calling,
echoing the falling
footsteps of the Diggers
as they march along the road:

When you see the old flag flying;
see the veterans trying
to stem the tears that from their hearts
have sadly overflowed.

When you see their medals gleaming,
as through the streets they’re streaming,
proudly marching once again
in their ever thinning ranks;

Perhaps you might spare a thought
for those who suffered, died and fought,
and I hope you’ll take the time to say,
“God Bless You All and thanks!
Vic Jefferies

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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by mummsie » Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:26 pm

That last line will be with me as I watch the parade on monday Vic.
Lovely words




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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Maureen K Clifford » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:31 pm

well said Vic
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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Catherine Lee » Wed Apr 20, 2016 11:14 pm

I agree, and will re-read this on Monday as I take time to reflect and remember. Thank you Vic

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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Bob Pacey » Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:47 am

I have to work Monday but always get up early and head up to a local look out, one of the most beautiful spots on the coast and spend some time remembering the sacrifices made so that I can enjoy what is on show.


I watch the sun come up and recite a poem.



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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Vic Jefferies » Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:30 pm

Thank you all for your kind comments.

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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by vwalla » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:42 pm

Vic
A fitting tribute
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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Heather » Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:53 pm

Lest we forget.

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Re: A THOUGHT FOR ANZAC DAY

Post by Vic Jefferies » Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:15 pm

Thank you Val and Heather.

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