Everyone has a story to tell, but clearly those men and women who have experienced war and the devastation wrought by war have had a front-row seat from which they’ve observed the best and worst of human behavior. And, ultimately, their important stories are the ones that should be told and heard.
In sonnets and prose, the Veterans Writing Collective based at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C., share creative works with a military perspective.
Begin by reading introductions by Robin Greene, professor of English and writing, and Joseph Bathanti, poet laureate of North Carolina. Then, click each writer's portrait below to read their work in full.