Treasure Island

Banjo Paterson

(1864-1941)

Moving On


In this war we're always moving,
Moving on;
When we make a friend another friend has gone;
Should a woman's kindly face
Make us welcome for a space,
Then it's boot and saddle, boys, we're
Moving on.

In the hospitals they're moving,
Moving on;
They're here today, tomorrow they are gone;
When the bravest and the best
Of the boys you know 'go west',
Then you're choking down your tears and
Moving on.

Submitted: Monday, April 14, 2014

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