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A Poem To Lost Australian Soldiers. My Handsome Aussie Soldier Haiku.

Updated on January 06, 2016
My Handsome Soldier Haiku
My Handsome Soldier Haiku

My Handsome Soldier



My handsome soldier

So long ago forgotten

In a far off land


© moonlake 2014 All Rights Reserved

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Pretty line.

A Handsome young soldier never identified. Photo from the Australian War Memorial's collection. Taken they believe around 1915-1918.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      rajan jolly, Thank you so much for stopping by. There are so many lost soldiers from so many wars. Thanks you for the vote and share.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 3 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Beautiful haiku. So many of our brave soldiers are lost in foreign lands never to be found again or known what happened to them. Very poignant!

      Voted up, beautiful and shared.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      Peggy W, Thank you and thanks for stopping by. He is a handsome young man. Thanks for the share.

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      Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Sad, but sometimes this happens during wars. My German girlfriend never did know what happened to her father during World War 2. I saw a memorial in the town of Herrenberg, Germany (her home town) where her father's name and a bunch of other names were inscribed. The towns people never knew what happened to all of them. This Aussie soldier was a handsome young man. You have memorialized him with your haiku poetry. Up and sharing.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      rabulo324, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by. Really to bad no seems to know who the handsome soldier is.

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      Jessee R 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Boy.. the soldier... is handsome... I was a leader cadet of the NCC at my school and state level...

      nice haiku

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Fennelseed, All the ladies like this Aussie soldier he is so handsome. Thank you, so much for stopping by. I appreciate the vote and sharing.

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      Annie Fenn 4 years ago from Australia

      Just beautiful moonlake, and I am drawn to your photo of the unknown Aussie Soldier as I know someone who looks identical and could only be related!!! The likeness is amazing.

      My votes and best wishes to you and sharing.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Gypsy Rose Lee,

      Thank you for coming by, glad you liked it.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Movie Maste,

      Thanks, for coming by and thanks for the vote.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Loved it!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Beautiful Haiku and very touching tribute, excellent work and voted up.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Derdriu,

      Thank you and thanks for stopping by. He is handsome.

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      Derdriu 5 years ago

      Moonlake: What a sensitive tribute to one of the world's unknown soldiers and to one of Australia's handsome men!

      Thank you for sharing, etc.,

      Derdriu

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      jhamann,

      Thanks so much for stopping by, I'm always glad to have you.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Vladimir Uhri,

      Thank you, and thanks for stopping by and visiting my hub.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 5 years ago from Reno NV

      There is so much said in those few sylables. Thank You.

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      Vladimir Uhri 5 years ago from HubPages, FB

      Nice, thanks.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      romari,

      Thanks for stopping by and reading my Haiku.

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      Rose Maria Rica D. Fuentes 5 years ago from Heaven

      thanks for your hub! i love reading Haiku..

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Nell Rose,

      He is lovely. It is a shame no one seems to know who he is. Hope you find your granddad.

      Thanks, for stopping by.

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi, he is so lovely, such a shame that he can't be found out who he was, its very close to my heart at the moment because I am trying to find my long lost grandad that came from Canada, I have just one old photo and don't know his name either! cheers nell

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Cardisa,

      Thanks for stopping by I'm glad you liked it.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Hyphenbird,

      He was all of those things I'm sure. To bad no one knows who he is.

      Thanks for dropping by.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      europewalker.

      I wish we knew the story too. Thanks for coming by.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Patrice Beaulieu,

      He sure is. Thanks for stopping and leaving a comment

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      Carolee Samuda 5 years ago from Jamaica

      I love it Moonlake. Wonderful.

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      This is a lovely and well written tribute to the handsome soldier. He was someone's baby boy, someone's sweetheart, someone's hero. Very touching and thought out. Thank you. Hyphenbird

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      europewalker 5 years ago

      Touching Haiku, wish we knew the story behind those gorgeous eyes.

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      Patrice Beaulieu 5 years ago from Maine

      He is very handsome indeed!

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Thanks Bob, and thanks for stopping by.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Just Ask Susan,

      Thanks, glad you stopped by.

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      diogenes 5 years ago

      So many Aussies have given their lives for this accursed Britain. And got little thanks for it. Poignant verse...Bob

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      writer20,

      Thanks for stopping by my hub. Is't he the cutest?

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Nice Haiku.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      now this is good for me. My Nan got involved with an Aussie solider staying in England and low and behold thanks for my Mum.

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