They breed 'em tough in the land down under....

~Salvation Saturday~

A Nation bands together

United by one cause

The floods and devastation

Water levels never seen before.

Many homes now affected

And lives forever changed

The wall of water came rushing

Unexpected flooding plains.

Cars and debris lifted

The water was fast and mean

People gasp in awe

At the sight they were seeing.

Houses tossed like match sticks

Car’s afloat down many roads

Rivers with broken banks

The destruction we now know.

Families in desperation

Sought refuge upon their home

The water too strong for many

The death toll is still unknown.

The dirty muddy waters

Took whatever was insight

A Nation now in mourning

For those who lost their life.

Communities now band together

To restore new hope again

With buckets,brooms and gumboots

Now making new found friends.

Days will soon turn to weeks

Then months will into years

Australians are so resilient

They are breed for times like these.

As each Australian State is united

Through the suffering of their fellow man

We’ll give a shout of jubilation

They breed em tough in the Great Southern Land.

~Chris 15/1/2011~


A Nation bands together to assist with the massive clean up…
It will take years to get it back…
Lives lost can’t be replaced but material things will…
PRAYERS for a Nation thankyou
God Bless
Chris xoxo

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They breed 'em tough in the land down under.... by 

I was inspired to write this verse after reflecting on some of the events of late in my home land namely Australia and the devastating floods..There are now five states affected in some way by floods and still more areas predicted to be affected..I ask that those that read this take the time to say a simple prayer for all those caught in this situation..thank you (((HUGS)))


  • Terry Everson
    Terry Eversonalmost 4 years ago
    Excellent piece of verse Chris.
  • thank you Terry xo

    – chrisjf56

  • Chris G. Vaillancourt
    Chris G. Vaill...almost 4 years ago

    Nice write. :)

  • cheers and thanks Chris xo

    – chrisjf56

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