Loopy Larry

Larry wears his campaign medals

proudly every Anzac day.

And camps beside the concrete soldier

even in the pouring rain.

But Larry never says a word.

Not that anyone has heard.

He just talks to young men

he will never see again.

From "The Ballad of Loopy Larry"

© Copyright 2007 David O'Gradey
Anzac Day

Anzac Day

-Oil on canvas 20" x 24" (66cm x 61cm)

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