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Ode to Ukrainian Spring 2022

T’was in the Ukrainian spring of 2022 when the robins died.

Their bright blue eggs shattered, fledglings vaporized,

Their mud nests lined with grass and petals disintegrated

From apple orchards’ branches in home towns, farm fields,

Peaceful roads, cities with golden domes of faith and heritage,

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