Articles Related to Yusef Komunyakaa

Komunyakaa on ‘Da Five Bloods’

July 17, 2020

Yusef Komunyakaa, the renowned poet who served a 1969-70 Vietnam War tour of duty as an Army journalist with the Americal Division's Southern Cross newspaper, gives his take on Da Five Bloods, the new Spike…

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The Abundance of Nothing by Bruce Weigl

January 12, 2015

Bruce Weigl served in Vietnam with the 1st Cavalry Division from 1967-68, and has written many books of poetry and prose dealing with the war. All are well worth reading. I have all but one or two…

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Between Here and Monkey Mountain by Laren McClung

October 28, 2014

Laren McClung is a poet from Philadelphia. Her poetry has appeared in War, Literature and the Arts and other serious journals. In Between Here and Monkey Mountain: Poems  (Sheep Meadow Press, 64 pp., $14.95, paper) she…

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Yusef Komunyakaa Event, Jan. 11, at Drew University in New Jersey.

January 7, 2013

Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, will host an all-day program on Friday, January 11, featuring Yusef Komunyakaa , the Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet whose work has been strongly influenced by his service in the Vietnam War.…

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