Gemma read her ANZAC poem at Waiouru National Army Museum and brought tears to eyes

Last year I posted a fabulous ANZAC poem by Gemma on Poetry Box, and this year she got to read it on Saturday at the Waiouru National Army Museum. It sounds like she did an amazing job and brought tears to the eyes of those in the audience. I am delighted to hear of an event showcasing a poem by a child.  A swarm of people gathered round her afterwards to talk about the poem. Bravo Gemma. I am so proud of you.

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We Will Remember

I wear these medals

I will remember

 

My Grandad wore these medals

He will remember

 

His Dad wore these medals

He can’t remember

 

His Dad earned those medals

He wouldn’t want to remember.

 

Gemma is in Year 5 and aged 9. She goes to Adventure School in Whitby.

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