Category Archives: Desert Storm

Veteran Poetry: Elusive Enemy

Elusive Enemy Never the soldier with the flag draped over my heart, I looked for the enemy diligently in every bloody cavity. I peered into bullet holes of eleven year old Taliban fighters, Down the dissected gash of a known … Continue reading

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In Honor of Veterans Day: One Week of Veterans Poetry

Saturday, November 11 Americans celebrate as Veterans Day although the roots are in Armistice Day, but that is another story… Poetry is a song of the soul, what better way to see into the veteran experience. Walt Whitman will kick … Continue reading

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After The Folded Flag: Memorial Day and Gold Star Families

A stoic widow graciously accepting the folded flag makes a dramatic end to a movie, but what comes after? For the thousands of family members of Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands more from previous wars, Memorial Day … Continue reading

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