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Soldier: a World War I Story in Verse

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From the first time up the line, to the shock of battle, to nights away from trenches on rest, an infantry private recounts his experiences in the Great War through his poems. Soldier explores the life and death struggles of ordinary men thrown together and, ultimately, broken apart by war.
Kindle Edition, 46 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Adoxography Books
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Laura
Jul 16, 2012 Laura rated it really liked it
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”Ears ringing with whistles and explosions
Eyes stinging with grit and fatigue
We’ll never be those men who marched up
Such a short time ago
As we march out to rest.”


Once my biggest literary fear, verse novels are now my biggest craving and challenge to find. I now crave the simple, poetic magic of words laced together with power and grace that can bring a story alive with so few words. Pure word magic that takes my breath away!

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Author of fiction from short stories to epics, designer of award-winning book covers, lover of travel and ice cream, Jordan finds it easier to write a novel than remember to keep up a blog. Her new series, Lightfall, spans eight novels mixing historical fantasy, dystopia, and more than a few zombies in a saga as thrilling as the Wild West.

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