Poet’s Corner

In the Shadow of the Annamese Mountains

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

THE GIRL IN THE PICTURE for Phan Thi Kim Phuc

THE GIRL IN THE PICTURE for Phan Thi Kim Phuc

THE GIRL IN THE PICTURE for Phan Thi Kim Phuc "Whatever you run from becomes your shadow."-- traditional If you're a namvet, a survivor of sorts, she'll come for you across the decades casting a...

Vietnam Emigres

Vietnam Emigres By Philip Kienholz The man’s scream flags through the air. Ragged laundry drying on a windy line. His...

VETERANS DAY

by Doug Rawlings NOTE: AFTER LIVING IN RURAL MAINE FOR ABOUT 25 YEARS, I NOTICED A WIERD CONFLUENCE: VETERANS DAY,...

WHEEL DREAMS

by Doug Rawlings “If in some smothering dreams, you too could pace Behind the wagon that we flung him in, And watch...

TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2013

By Doug Rawlings ​If they got you thinking about signing up ​just to kill you some time ​(since nothing else is going...

GIVING SILENCE

For My Son Josh and His Best Friend David turning thirteen By Doug Rawlings   If 'namvets were ancient shamans...

NUMBER 7

by Doug Rawlings, VFP I was a Good Humor Man. Lost my job Got drafted I can never go back again Lost my Good Humor...

NOVEMBER COMES

by Doug Rawlings November comes on to me like a C-130 slinking into Dover Air Force base laden with tin caskets draped...