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Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - SmarterLilac - Goodreads

An unsettling memoir of war and its consequences. Reminds me of Bruce Weigl's writing in terms of style. Turner's voice is clear and accessible, which is my only real quibble with these poems--some ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Aaron Geiger - Goodreads

I believe Here, Bullet is a classic example of a standard, accessible collection of poetry caught up with current events. Don't get me wrong, there are great poetic moments that Turner captures (such ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Joel - Goodreads

As that of a soldier in Iraq, much of Turner's poetry carries a surrealism, perhaps best captured in his own words: Allah must wander in the crowd as I do, dazed by the pure concussion of the blast ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

A fantastic, lesser-known poet. Basically, the titular poem is amazing. The rest of the poems are great, too, but there's something about "Here, Bullet" that gives me chills. Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Jenne - Goodreads

Happy that I picked this up because it is written by a person who got an MFA, then joined the army and went on at least one tour of Iraq. There are some beautiful and ferocious things in these poems ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

There is something novel about spotting all these typical six o'clock news words in a book of poetry: names of places in iraq, RPG's, etc. It works pretty well for me but I can't say I'm overly taken ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - R.Joseph - Goodreads

Powerful stuff! Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - khatch - Goodreads

gets a wee repetitive (ie the emotional tone seems sedentary) some poems are rad. i was reading at the same time kinda as "elegy" by mary jo bang and had a similar curiosity how the poems distinguish ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Wade - Goodreads

Solid collection; vivid poems, exploring aspects of a soilder's experience in Iraq, that are ultimately able to transcend their subject matter. Turner weaves togther images of landscape and day-to-day ... Read full review

Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Spencer - Goodreads

I found a lot of his poetry really powerful. I couldn't help but think, had I been a soldier in Iraq, I would have had seen that world in a similar way. He spoke in one of my classes, and said that ... Read full review


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