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Old Soldiers Fading Away by John J. Dunphy
An anthology of previously-published haiku, senryu, haibun and sequences dealing with veterans, especially Vietnam veterans.  Read full article...

Food for the Dead by John J. Dunphy
Many families in old Ireland set out food for the dead on All Souls Eve, since it was believed that deceased relatives often returned to their homes on that night. My ancestors observed this custom, and a story has been passed down in my family concerning one particular All Souls Eve.  Read full article...

Transformation by John J. Dunphy
I had heard that you're never the same after your first space flight. Now I know it's true.  Read full article...

The Family Man by John J. Dunphy
When our only son told us he had fallen in love with an alien and intended to marry her, my wife and I were apprehensive. Oh, we aren't prejudiced, but many other humans still are, and we knew that our son and his beloved would have a rough time of it.  Read full article...

Battlefield Memento by John J. Dunphy
I recently learned of a Vietnam veteran whose battalion was overrun during a battle in the Ia Drang Valley. His company suffered a casaulty rate of over 90 per cent during a 24-hour period of hand-to-hand fighting.  Read full article...


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