thin red line

thin red line
may refer to infantry or forces stretched thin against a greater force.
dawn, stockade hill
25 April 2023

thin red line gone to a glow… photo by the secretary of Weathercat Productions

anzac dawn
tui clucks
clicks piping
in the ruddied
line to a glow

Copyright ©2023 Peter Le Baige.  All Rights Reserved

Click on the link above to hear a reading of the haiku read to the background of The Last Post performed by Corporal Matthew Creek of the Australian Royal Military College Band at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 2012.

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