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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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Veteran Poetry Challenge: Suicide Awareness Month, Never Alone

Never Alone Chainsaw wails like the call to prayer, cherry bomb explosion inside my mind, I see the sign Madison, Iraq, This was never going to work out like I planned, Time to let it go…   If you or … Continue reading

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Veteran Poetry Challenge: 22 a Day, Suicide Awareness Month

There are on average 22 veteran suicides a day. By the time you finish eating dinner another man, woman, father, sister, friend will be gone… To the Wall Back to the wall cornered by wars brutal mental movie projector playing … Continue reading

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