G'day read an interesting story the other day that showed the reflections of a kokoda veteran, thought I would turn some of it into a poem. I called it
A Kokoda Digger's Suffering by M.G.McArthur
What was it like,
on the Kokoda track,
as the diggers faced
the Japanese attack.
six to one,
faced the murderous,
Hi all I have almost finished my E-book of Kokoda Historical poems ( hopefully in the next month or so )
this is one I have just completed/ altered would like to share with you. Interested in your thoughts and comments it is called
My Kokoda Walk by M.G.McArthur
I went and walked,
the Kokoda Track.
Flew into Kokoda,
and then hiked back.
Only a…[Read more]
Haven't posted for a while. My memories of the toilets is still very vivid. I remember my first visit as if it was yesterday. Being used to our Australian porcelain pans I looked and wondered how I could get my bum that low!! Finding a good hand hold on each side I made it but then proceeded to piddle all over my own boots :[
I am finally back too! I have been very busy with life, but I think like us all once you have walked the track it never leaves you. I have a secret desire to go and walk the track regularly as an historical guide, but two things would stop me , my body and my wife!!!!
Anyway a recent sporting accident has given me the opportunity to finish…[Read more]
thanks Flups,yea finished some 20 poems that give a good historical overview ofthe Kokoda Campaign from 1st contact until the beach head battles..life has got a bit busier now but i do hope to self publish the entireseries some time in the future. You will be one of the 1st to knowwhen it is done.cheers mike
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