2017 Heroes’ Voices National Veterans Poetry Contest prize-winning poem about veteran suicide by World War II veteran Jay Wenk.
Author: Jay Wenk
Jay Wenk was a lifetime member of Veterans For Peace and its poet laureate from 2017 to 2018. He is the author of Ain't Gonna Study War No More, a memoir of his time serving as an infantryman in World War II, and Thank You for Your Service, a book of poetry. He died in 2018 at age 91.