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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 13, Number 1, March 2019
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Andrea Cecon
Cividale del Friuli, Italy


Avoidance

It's been six years since our last meeting. Internet contacts were sporadic. This autumn I meet Evgeny again in Kiev. In the meantime there was a big revolt in a central square of that city: the snipers, the dead and the awkward silence of the following days. That revolution left a bad taste in the mouth.

We meet outside the hotel where I stay. He greets me smiling and in a few minutes, engages me in a political talk. After a brief moment of silence he says:

"Would you like to see the square once again?"

I instinctively reply:

"No, I prefer not to. I'm not ready for this..."

blood moon
the clouds rolling
over Ukraine

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