V Letter and Other Poems Poems written under the peculiarly enlivening circumstances of soldiering mostly in Australia and New Guinea

  • Title: V-Letter and Other Poems
  • Author: Karl Shapiro
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 251
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  • Poems written under the peculiarly enlivening circumstances of soldiering, mostly in Australia and New Guinea.

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    1. Shapiro wrote most of the V-Letter poems while he was stationed in Australia and New Guinea in WWII. Unfortunately, he says that he "tried to be on guard against becoming a 'war poet.'" What a shame. I would have liked to have read more about his experiences. For example, Elegy for a Dead Soldier is a fine poem. Here is what a V-letter is from someone who studied them: "Conversations I have had with several veterans of WW2 indicate that v-mail was used for all personal written correspondence bet [...]

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