Afghanistan. So much to process. I’ve written a piece about my thoughts regarding the withdrawal of Afghanistan that was recently published by CounterPunch. It can be read there or below. “No one can win here,” I found myself whispering as I looked at the distant mountain peaks surrounding Bagram Airfield. Single file out of the … Continue reading No One Can Win Here
I was recently interviewed for a British military radio program centered on the Oxford Brookes Veteran Poetry seminars. Linked below is an article that discusses veterans, poetry, and the work of the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre. Embedded within the article are clips from the radio interviews conducted with myself and other veteran participants: How Poetry … Continue reading Oxford Brookes Veteran Poetry
I met Marc Levy a few years ago while running the Salem State Veteran Writers Workshop. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran and world traveler as well as a published author of fiction and poetry. His writing, as well as his comments and critiques in those workshops were always thought provoking and showed a crystal … Continue reading Best of Medic in the Green Time
Two years ago I wrote a ten minute play about two Army veterans sitting in a VA Hospital waiting room. The play was well received and Salem State University hosted a staged reading of the play. The evening was a success, generating a lively conversation after the performance as well as inspiring the Salem State … Continue reading Waiting Together: A Ten Minute Play
Today is V.E. Day – the day that commemorates the end of World War II, as such it was the day chosen for the release of a new Anthology: My Teeth Don’t Chew on Shrapnel. Last year, I had the honor of being invited to participate in a Veteran Poetry Workshop in Oxford, England hosted … Continue reading My teeth don’t chew on shrapnel
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