on Ukraine

"a question of time"
he said, stood in the ruins
Time sharpens its scythe

~

n.b. Everyone knows this, but everyone wants to know in whose life-time?

n.n.b. It is important to acknowledge the work of journalists who risk everything to keep us connected to the people living through this brutal war. In this instance, Luke Harding and the photographer Christopher Cherry, both working for The Guardian, published in London.

CLP 16/08/2022

on Ukraine

meanwhile at the shops
people queuing patiently
there could be children

~

n.b. Somebody chose to programme two X-22 cruise missiles to destroy a busy shopping centre in Kremenchuk. Days later, anxious relatives of the missing watch and wait.

n.n.b. The picture above is attributed to Alessio Mamo / The Guardian. It is a screen-shot from The Guardian today. The line, "there could be children" is lifted from the accompanying news report.

CLP 02/07/2022