Category Archives: Veterans

Veterans Poetry: Wondered About the Poppy? In Flanders Fields

Ever wondered about those poppies popping up everywhere on Veterans Day? In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae is the inspiration. LTC McCrea was a physician, surgeon, writer, artist, and poet from Canada who served in Europe during WWI. He … Continue reading

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Veterans Poetry of Peace: Beyond Armistice in Korea

In honor of Armistice Day: Beyond the Armistice, what peace would look like written by Korean poet Ko Un, a veteran of the Korean War Peace is a wave, a rolling, living wave. Beneath that wave swim every kind of … Continue reading

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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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