Tasmania - jeffmurray

Boer War Dawn

IN
BA
HOB
DRY
SIB
YHR
BOER
WAR
MBAD
DRUMS
RUGLE
ECHOE'S
AE TREES
WHISTLE
SADDLES
CREAKING
A MORSE
CODE THIS
A KN
SCRAPES
BILLY B
AND IAM IN A
TIN WAGON
SIDES CLANK
BENEATH STARS
LISTEN LISTEN
THE TENT FLAPS
PART BURNING
BRANDS TOSSED
ON ROOF THAT H
SMOKEY PUFF
WRENCHED SOF
THE CORK POPPING
FROM A TIN FLASH
A JACKAL YAMMERS
HANCERS PENNANTS
ARE IN THE WIND
HOBNAILS FAINTLY
THE CROSSING SCENE
SOBS LISTENING POST
DRY EARTH FALLS FROM
THE RAVINE PATTERNING
DESERT PLOVERS BEAT
OFF~SNAPPED KINDLING
THE MATCH FLAME LICKS
WORDS IN BOER RICOCHET
ONTO THE VELDSTONES
THE GUN~MUTTER ECHOES
EART AT LONG A KOPJE SLOPE
THE HORSES TROT AWAY
LISTEN`LISTEN~BRIDLES
DANGLING ~ THE CANT OF A
HIGH PAIR OF VICKERS GUNS
PLUNGING HORSES ~ A HORSE
WHIP ~A REVOLVER OPENS AND
SPINS EMPTY ~SABRE SCRAPES
WORDS INSPIRED BY BOER WAR POETRY
And with phrases like the 'gun mutter echoes' I can see why the artist was inspired with Boer War Poetry. These are the words on the monument I can make out from this photograph.

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