Wanton, or: Pilmeni

A ‘Septolet’

Russia's attacks 
risk 
causing nuclear 
catastrophe.

Power is restored 
to Ukrainian 
nuclear power stations.

Septolet?

The Septolet is a poem consisting of seven lines containing fourteen words with a break anywhere in between the two parts. Both parts deal with the same thought and create a picture.


Let’s write poetry together!

When it comes to partnership, some humans can make their lives alone – it’s possible. But creatively, it’s more like painting: you can’t just use the same colours in every painting. It’s just not an option. You can’t take the same photograph every time and live with art forms with no differences.

Ben Harper (b. 1969)

Would you like to create poetry with me and have a completed poem of yours featured here at the Skeptic’s Kaddish? I am very excited to have launched the ‘Poetry Partners’ initiative and am looking forward to meeting and creating with you… Check it out!

8 thoughts on “Wanton, or: Pilmeni”

  1. Putin is a madman. He is now engaged in a losing situation where he says “If I can’t have it, then I’ll ruin it for everyone!” He’s acting like a spoiled 4 year old! (though not in vogue anymore, I think a good spanking might set him straight!)

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