BookMark: Here, Bullet, by Brian Turner (Alice James Press, 2005)

November 8, 2006

This selection for Veteran's Day is the first-ever collection of poems by a veteran of the Iraq War. Brian Turner served a year as infantry team leader with the 3rd-Stryker Brigade Combat Team. These gripping narratives, which talk about the day-today world of bombings, body bags, and vultures, have been compared to the works of Hemingway and O'Brien.