The fire of violence is consuming us, and it seems to be a raging fire.
Tell me how you see the world today.
The most important fight for freedom is in our minds
Her dad served in an unpopular war. His daughter wants you to know what gratitude means to vets like him, and how little it costs to give.
With words that pull you in and wrap you up, Paddy Murray describes an inner struggle.
Embed from Getty Images Fiction by Steve Jaeger, based on actual events that took place in France in 1944. — At fifteen, Gaspar Fournier had as much military experience as any of his fellow Marquis. Very few people even knew Gaspar by his real name. To most people he was known as Le Bec. He…
In this timely poem, U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray offers a stateside soldier’s take on xenophobia.
Teacher and poet Andy Hall examines the absurdities of violence in our contemporary society and throughout history.
The man who will forever be known as “The Greatest” taught us the power, not just of sacrifice and forgiveness, but of revealing your own vulnerability.
Dan Szczesny listens to his father tell a story of his time in WWII, and they both learn something.
Army veteran and GMP favorite Dwight Gray shares a winning poem on war, socialization, and one boy’s path to soldierhood.
On a day dedicated to the sacrifices of war, Thomas Fiffer presents peace as the ultimate conqueror.
Sean Davis remembers the fallen soldiers he served with and looks ahead to new challenges.
A series of short personal reflections on the multiple meanings of Memorial Day.
Home is just one of the things a refugee loses in David Bergman’s moving poem.