“Proud to Be” Volume Two Launch
Friday, November 15, 2013
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
University of Missouri—St. Louis
St. Louis Mercantile Library
St. Louis Public Library Central Branch
Please join us to celebrate the publication of the second volume of the “Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors” anthology series with reading by and about veterans. The anthology is a collection of prose, poetry, interviews and photographs by veterans, military service personnel
and their families.
The series is made possible through collaboration of the Missouri Humanities Council, Southeast Missouri State University Press and the Warriors Arts Alliance.
Both events are free and open to the public. Copies of Volume Two will be available for purchase and signing by some of the authors. All venues are handicapped accessible.
Poem included in “Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors” anthology series by Joseph Carvalko
But all harden
In the footnote1
Of the end
Of the hope
in the unexpected
1. “Since your son, Private First Class…
infantry, was reported missing in action on…
Department of the Army has entertained the hope…
Full consideration has been given to all information…
Accordingly, a finding of death has been recorded under law.”