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In the Shadow of the Annamese Mountains

New book of poetry by Doug Rawlings. Published 2020, 100 pages, hardcover, $20 with free shipping.

Waiting for a Number

Waiting for a Number

A poem by Peter Balakian (b. 1951) words appeared as the soft purring of a cat, crow screeching,  end of a hymn, cicadas in trees—spilling in the white  noise of my head—Da Nang Mekong Saigon Nam. I...

November Comes by Doug Rawlings

November Comes by Doug Rawlings

Photo: First Light/Getty Images   November comes on to me like a C-130 slinking into Dover Air Force base laden with tin caskets draped in red, white, and blue I know, I know I should just let...

Oversight

oversight   sàigòn november 1-2, 1963   tapped into conversations between the general staff, we listened to...

the irony

the irony

the irony   on viewing burns & novick’s ‘the vietnam war’   now with the last performance done the...

Three Poems by Marc Levy

Three Poems by Marc Levy

These poems originally appeared at www.medicinthegreentime.com By Marc Levy Portrait Of A Young Girl At Dawn In the...