“He was one of the first American prisoners of war I saw… His legs were messed up badly from one of our hand-made mines. A piece of metal was still lodged in his head.” Story of the Week (April 4), by Khanh Ha.Read More
Khanh Ha is the author of ‘Flesh’ (2012, Black Heron Press) and ‘The Demon Who Peddled Longing’ (November 2014, Underground Voices). He is a three-time Pushcart nominee and the recipient of Greensboro Review’s 2014 Robert Watson Literary Prize in Fiction.
‘The American Prisoner’ previously appeared in print in the Winter 2014 issue of Permafrost. All rights remain with the author.