Anzac Day

Day of shining medals.
With each marching step
they
clink solemnly the nation’s gratitude
upon proud chests.

There are medals for peace-keepers, too.
Rightly so;
but only a few for peace-makers.

The peace-makers press on determinedly,
undaunted,
undecorated
and
undisturbed.

 

© Ken Rookes 2016

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