Tuesday, July 26, 2022

A Room of My Own: Somewhere, Nowhere Tanka

power lines
droop across the main street
strewn with rubble
a stray with its head down
wandering somewhere, nowhere


with toy guns and sticks
a line of neighborhood boys 
saluting soldiers
at the self-made "checkpoint"
under Kharkiv's twilight sky

Added: written in response to LA Times, July 26: Trump hints at third presidential run in first Washington visit since leaving office

a third run ...
murmurs of assent ripple through
the psych ward lounge

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