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Review: Here, Bullet

User Review  - Trish - Goodreads

There can't be anything beautiful about war, can there? Why then is Brian Turner's poetry so beautiful? How can he choose words which soothe and comfort at the same time they break our hearts? Finding ... Read full review

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

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User Review  - David Culver - Goodreads

Moving poetry. Graphic imagery. Not for everyone. But a great read. Read full review

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User Review  - Matt Phillips - Goodreads

Poems seem a bit abstract in places... but, that being said, this is poetry that depends on experience––I'm thankful this man wrote these poems after serving in Iraq. A beautiful book... Read full review

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User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

In the poem Gilgamesh, in Fossil Relief, Turner writes "History is a cloudy mirror made of dirt and bone and ruins...", and in this collection, Here, Bullet, the poet attempts to offer us a clearer ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jason Crawford - Goodreads

Brian Turner has a way of painting a picture and bringing out the emotion that is felt by those few that have served in Iraq. He is able to elegantly bring a scene or thought to life with very few words. I look forward to reading his other works. Read full review

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User Review  - Caiti - Goodreads

Brian Turner's "soldier poetry" is masterful, thought-provoking, and breathtaking. Turner's poetry commands attention with its graphic imagery and bold statements, and draws the reader into deeper ... Read full review

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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

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User Review  - Dylan - Goodreads

Amazing! Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Allen - Goodreads

Here, Bullet, by Brian Turner is one of the best collections of poems I have ever read. Turner served in the infantry in Iraq and was also deployed to Bosnia-Herzogovina earlier in his life. Because ... Read full review


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