Why Read War Poetry? by Constance Ruzich

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Constance Ruzich highlights how poetry is historically valued, but very little attention is paid to understanding its worth. War poetry, for instance, should be valued because it presents an accurate picture of the experience and sufferings of conflict. Women’s war poetry shows how war goes beyond the combat zone to affect women and children in their so-called safe zones. War poetry is proof that even in the darkest days, poets have created beauty. Read full article here

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