CultureCult Press, a literary independent that publishes poetry, short fiction, and books related to horror, pop-culture, and film, has just published an anthology titled Spring Offensive: Poetry of Strife and Spring. The press is based in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Reprinted in the book are citizen-soldier-poet Randy Brown’s poems “Three Tanka from Des Moines, Iowa – Spring 2016” and “fighting seasons.” The latter poem first appeared in Brown’s 2015 debut poetry collection, Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire.
The publisher writes:
From the blossoming of new life to the chaos and devastation of conflict, these poems are a powerful exploration of the human experience. This illustrated collection is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, and a reminder that even amidst the most challenging of circumstances, hope can still bloom. Whether you are a poetry aficionado or a newcomer to the genre, “Spring Offensive” is a must-read for anyone looking to experience the transformative power of poetry.