Kings of the Green Jelly Moon: The Book, Volume 1.5
Publication date: June 2011
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)
KINGS of the GREEN JELLY MOON presents a searing collection of poetry written by a group of Vietnam veterans-each successful in their craft, all award-winning poets in their own right. The title Kings of the Green Jelly Moon recalls the innocence of childhood, a time when children believed the moon was made of green cheese. Then Vietnam changed an innocent generation as truth of war became their reality. From the impact of war on young men and how they are forever changed to the stark reality that ¿ghting in a foreign country, the poems in the collection o¿er, in verse, a Vietnam veterans' reunion.
These soldiers were forever changed by the experience that war forces upon those who ¿ght and return from battle. Those who were lost can never be forgotten.
"Kings of the Green Jelly Moon bares the still aching soul of the Vietnam veteran. Whether the writers pick at the scab, pour salt into a still bleeding wound, or lave on cooling salve to ease the hurt, the poetry herein will make a lasting impression the reader will not soon forget."
-D. H. Brown, award-winning author of Honor Defended and Honor Due