Unhappy Memorial Day: Kevin Powers’ Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting

Those who have fallen in our nation’s wars deserve unambiguous commemoration on Memorial Day, and all other days for that matter. But for veterans and artists it’s not that simple.  Remembering the dead while gathering strength to go on become vexed projects, shaded by doubt and perspective.  Memory and hope crash together disjointedly; forgetfulness and … Continue reading Unhappy Memorial Day: Kevin Powers’ Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting