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Poems about Suvla Bay, Gallipoli

Josie Holford wrote to me recently asking if she could use a poem of mine about Suvla Bay, Gallipoli (1915) in her blog. She quotes poems by Charles Causley, Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, and Michael Longley and my own piece reproduced here in full with some photographs of some of the original family documents I used in the poem including letters from my grandfather, DR G. N Smyth, to his father in Dublin sent from Gallipoli. I've attached a photo of my grandfather taken by me around 1975 towards the end of his life.

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