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Soldier Poet Blogs Before Overseas Deployment

I am a soldier on active duty with the Canadian Forces who just happens to be a published poet. Most of the troops I serve with don’t know that I even write. In this blog, I aim to post irregular updates on my progress towards getting my current poetry published, raising a family, and deploying overseas in a combat role. I welcome your input/replies. I use the name/avatar/nom de plume ‘soldierpoet‘ as a means to provide me with some creative freedom IOT (that’s military speakism for ‘in order to’) write what I want in my poetry without having to worry...