Missing in Gallipoli

I have never been able
to think of him as dead.

I feel he is still living
somewhere.

I will keep on
trusting and hoping

until this dreadful war
is over.

Source: A letter sent by the mother of a soldier missing in action, to the Red Cross in 1916, courtesy of Monash University, World War 1: A History in 100 Stories


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