Today's poem is "After Leaving McGuire Veterans Hospital for the Last Time"

from Hayden's Ferry Review

Kevin Powers was born and raised in Richmond, VA. He joined the army at 17, later serving a year in Mosul and Tal Afar, Iraq. He is currently a Michener Fellow in Poetry at the University of Texas at Austin. His poetry and fiction have appeared in Poetry, the NewYork Quarterly, The Sun, and elsewhere, and his debut novel, The Yellow Birds, will be published by Little, Brown and Company in September 2012.

Books by Kevin Powers:

Other poems on the web by Kevin Powers:
Four poems

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Other poems from Hayden’s Ferry Review in Verse Daily:
February 7, 2012:   "Elegy" by Heather June Gibbons
February 6, 2012:   "To The Executioner" by Malachi Black
July 7, 2011:   "Barefoot on the Pulpit" by Lisa Fay Coutley
July 6, 2011:   "To Bear" by Mary Quade

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