a time for words and microphones
"Erika Renee Land is an Army veteran and War Poet. Before 9/11, Erika joined the Army as a pharmacy technician. Her job was to dispense medications in the emergency department. At work, she experienced pain, sorrow, anger, anxiety, depression and helplessness. After leaving service, she believed the only way out from feeling those emotions was to take her life – until she found poetry."
"Maggs Vibo served as Margaret Viboolsittiseri in the position of Supply Sergeant for OIF at Al Jaber Air Base where she made supply runs into Kuwait City. Her convoy into Iraq stopped at Tallil Air Base (approximately 20 km from An Nasiriyah). It was at Tallil AB that she burned trash and shit (not a total metaphor)."