The Smell of the Light

Poetry by VietNam veteran Bill McCloud.

Explore The Smell of the Light, the collection of poems about VietNam by veteran Bill McCloud. Choose TWO poems that appeal to you or speak to you in some way – choose two poems you like.

Fill out this GoogleForm to let Doc know what two poems you choose by Thursday 5/30.

Then, become the expert on those two poems. Look up any allusions, military terms, history, and word gaps in the two poems. Be ready to explain them to your classmates. Be ready to demonstrate your expertise on the poems on Monday 6/3.

You can write in your book, take notes on paper, or use post-it notes!