Posted in HistoryNet
February 20, 2022

“Any Kind Of Writing Is Cathartic”: Why Former Naval Aviator Don Purdy Uses Poetry to Describe His War in Vietnam

“We launched day and night From a seaborne lair Soaring to fight In the war-torn air Our courage a lever In a political game Still we gave the last full measure And filled a Wall with our brothers’ names.” —”The Last Full Measure” by Don Purdy in Where the High Winds Sing: A Naval Aviator’s … Zita Fletcher February 20, 2022 at 02:36PM

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