Posts Tagged ‘Soldier’

“Military Says Mental Wounds of the War Run Deep” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

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………………..camellias
………………..turning brown
………………..still
………………..he has nightmares
………………..of the war

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Headlines:

“Sedatives May Slow Recovery From Trauma” (New Scientist)

“Military Says Mental Wounds of War Run Deep” (Associated Press)

“Iraq Troops PTSD Rate as High as 35%” (Science Daily)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Strain of Military Service Meets Resolve” (Bill Kenney)

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

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redeployed—
his children tell him
they’ll be fine

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Headlines:

“Strain of Military Service Meets Resolve” (New York Times)

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Poem by Bill Kenney (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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