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The Aztec Empire
This week we feature "The Aztec Empire" from Frances Richey's The Warrior: A Mother's Story of a Son at War…
This week we feature "The Aztec Empire" from Frances Richey's The Warrior: A Mother's Story of a Son at War.
When Frances Richey's only child, Ben, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Green Beret, went on the first of his two deployments to Iraq, she began to write the twenty-eight unflinching poems that make up The Warrior. This urgent and intensely personal collection describes the world of those who wait while their loved ones are in combat or perilous situations; it is universal in its expression of the longing, anguish, love, and hope that constitute close relationships.
Books featured in this episode:
We feature the work of early Renaissance poets
But Were Afraid to Ask
William Wordsworth finishes our celebration of romantic poetry.
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