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Alternative title: 100 Years from Gallipoli Poetry Project
Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 When ANZAC Day Comes Around : 100 Years from Gallipoli Poetry Project
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'When Anzac Day comes around presents answers to two questions that Graeme Lindsay posed to Australian and New Zea-land poets as part of his 100 Years from Gallipoli Poetry Project: -

'What does Anzac Day mean to you, to today's families, communities or nations?

'What about Remembrance Day or other military commemorations or anniversa-ries?

The views of more than 200 Australian and New Zealand poets - some well known in the literary world and others whose poetry is known only to family and friends - stimulate and challenge the reader to con-sider differing ideas about each nations' commemoration of military conflicts and the emotions these evoke.

'Current perspectives are contrasted with those from earlier times as we are taken on a poetic journey from the 1840s (when troops from colonial New South Wales were sent to New Zealand to fight against the Maori) to the conflicts of the 21st century.

'Lindsay complements the poetry with more than 120 photographs of war memorials from across Australia and New Zealand - images that encourage us to reflect upon the true purpose of these symbols of remembrance and their place in today's society.' (Publication summary)


  • Page numbers from the Afterword to the end of the book (239-277)
  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed. Other material in this issue includes poetry from New Zealand poets:

    'Report of deserters from Her Majesty's Forces Serving in New Zealand (Auckland, 14 February, 1863)' by Mark Price

    'New Zealand War Song' by Andrew Kinross

    'Te Ika a Maui' by Alistair Paterson

    'A Cricketer's Lament : The Late Trooper Cowell' by William H Winsor

    'Boweled Over' by William Miller

    'Our Motherland : For the Boy Scouts' by Alfred J Taylor

    'A Critic of War' by Elsie E Jennings

    'At Honour's Call' by Fred G Bowles

    'News' by Maryrose Doull

    'The Wall' by Claude L Jewell

    'Anzac' by Frank Toker

    'Mordant Omission' by Julie Ryan

    'With Mrs Jones at Tea' by A Mere Woman

    'Who's Who and Why'

    'New Zealand War Horse' by Clare Kitt

    'Poppies from Gallant France' by ERH

    'The Man with the Wooden Leg' by Katherine Mansfield

    'The Southland Soldiers' by J. J. Haslam

    'Pantoun : For Anzac Day' by Dick Harris

    'Anzac Biscuit' by TeAwhina Arahanga

  • Includes 'Our Glorious Dead' by British poet Agnes Herbertson
  • Content indexing in process.


* Contents derived from the Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,:Forty South Publishing , 2015 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
On the Officers Who Led the Forlorn Hope, and Other Brave Men, Who Fell in the Attack of Heki's Pahi"Peace to the brave! who, when war's mighty flood", A Soldier's Daughter , single work poetry
Re-visioningi"Look at the rafters of this meeting house", Anne Hollier Ruddy , single work poetry
The Battle Song of Australiai"Sons of Australia, war's alarms", Anonymous , single work poetry
Remembrance, Cheryl Howard , single work poetry
In Memoriami"It was not the booming of a foeman's gun,", Q. V. A. , single work poetry
Remember Them, Maddelyn Phillips , single work poetry
El Mahdi to the Australian Troopsi"And wherefore have they come, this warlike band,", El Mahdi , single work poetry war literature
The Gifts, Alan Christie , single work poetry
The Greater Englishmani"He comes from the skirts of the Empire, from the outermost parts of the earth;", Sigismund Woolley , single work poetry
At the Graveyard by the Sea, Pheng H Quah , single work poetry
Coming Home, Patricia Coy , single work poetry
Britannia's Jewels : A Patriotic Songi"When on her storm-tossed pillow dame Britannia", G. Herbert Gibson , single work poetry
Taking Them In, Elaine Barker , single work poetry
War, Jaskiran Kaur , single work poetry
The Knitteri"She sat beside the flickering fire", L. W. N. , single work poetry
The Sock Knitter, Karen Atkinson , single work poetry
Right to the Endi"She must not falter, she who drew the sword", Maurice O'Reilly , single work poetry children's war literature
Despite the 'ruin and horror' of the Western Front, the Australian military forces are honoured for their courage, 'right to the end'.
Scratched in Stone, Tim Thorne , single work poetry
Over the Top and under the Crumbling Wall, Charles Lovecraft , single work poetry
Anzac : Turks' Point of View, H. W. Stewart , single work poetry

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