a canto a canto (a canto for the ukraine)

cantocantocanto mariupolhas died cantocantocanto burnedwhilestill alive cantocantocanto missilesin the night cantocantocanto praying praying prayingfor the light ~ kirill iliya a little girlunnamed a woman –a body –with her anklestiedtogetheras neatlyanyone can dofor the deadin a time like this . . . what kindof timeis this . . . a tarpaulinis a shapethat is a body … Continue reading a canto a canto (a canto for the ukraine)

an audience watches a street full of tanks (at play)

there are tanksin the streetsin mariupol where the theatreis still the siteof a drama with its setsunderground while the tanksare above all of itseems a play . . . the actskeep unfoldingact twowas a church thena hospital thena home the searushes inwhere the portusedto be the cityis awashwith disastersthat keep playingto a wide-scatteredaudience somelie in … Continue reading an audience watches a street full of tanks (at play)

all of the left side (of mariupol)

allof the left sideof the city –of mariupol –is burning everythingis fireandthere is nowaterto put it out no waterevento drink weare three peoplelivingin my grandparentsapartment at leastthat is what we were nowwe are twenty everyone is runningfrom the left sideof the city wewere runningtoobut the shelling startedagainjust as I had loadedour little car so we … Continue reading all of the left side (of mariupol)