Posts Tagged ‘Troops in Afghanistan’

“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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“Even His Red Squeak Toy Can’t Get First Sgt. Gunner to Fight” (Michael Henry Lee)

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

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man’s best friend
all that digging
can’t bury his fear

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Headlines:

“Even His Red Squeak Toy Can’t Get First Sgt. Gunner to Fight”  (Wall Street Journal)

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Poem by Michael Henry Lee (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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