A List for 2010 – Phantom Noise by Brian Turner

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Brian Turner is a former infantry team leader from the US Army.  He toured in Iraq in 2003-4, where he wrote his first published collection, Here, Bullet.  That was an extraordinary set of poems, documenting the violence of Iraq’s troubled streets far more intensely than the indifferent reportage of newsrooms.  I discovered it through one of my occasional bouts of … Read More