I Cry for the Ukraine

I Cry for the Ukraine

by Lawrence JW Cooper, Comox Valley Poet Laureate) I sit here at four in the morning. I listen to the news and as a poet I cry. I cry for the Ukraine, for Judah, for Ireland for those who have always had to cry to wash away the pain of injustice, the pain of losing...
The Ukraine by Neil Garvie

The Ukraine by Neil Garvie

Author’s note: This poem refers to Russian invasion of Ukraine. The author, who has Slavic roots, watches with the world in horror Faces of Fire by Neil Garvie Love is a fire, a longing an expression Fire lights the way. It calls me I’ve learned all my life — it’s the...