Looking back and moving forward.
The electricity of the living and the dying churns through Dwight Gray’s poem.
In this timely poem, U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray offers a stateside soldier’s take on xenophobia.
Army veteran and GMP favorite Dwight Gray shares a winning poem on war, socialization, and one boy’s path to soldierhood.
U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray writes of fear and bravado on the shooting range.
Dwight Gray writes of family and fishing, in a poem where much lurks beneath the surface.
Dwight Gray brings home the ISIS beheading of journalist James Foley, and does so in a way that challenges cliche and oversimplification.
Poet and U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray captures how war changes soldiers in this poem of departure and homecoming.
Dwight Gray’s “Mapmaking” makes the simple act of a child drawing appear as profound and miraculous as any myth of creation and destruction.
While this piece from Dwight Gray can be seen as a love poem (of a sort), it’s so much more than that. It’s a meditation on uncertainty and aging, perseverance and emptiness, the ill-defined “edges” of the “marriage bed.”
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on and shares some of our finest moments from 2013.
Retired soldier Dwight Gray presents a haunting meditation on youth, Halloween, and gun culture