Smoke billows over a Russian airfield. America doesn't "enable" or "encourage" strikes on Russia.
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20 thoughts on “Mirrors, or: Smoke”
Beautiful poem, David. ❤️
🤍🙏🏻 thanks, Jeff 🙏🏻🤍
When did America “enable” or “encourage”? What did I miss”?
😻 Dolly 😻 ~ no, that’s the point! The State Department specifically said that the USA has not “enabled” or “encouraged” such actions.
Hmmm 🧐 when will the audio be posted from a hot mike- usa saying “go for it”
hahaha! that would be awesome, Ruth!
I liked this.
🤍 thanks, Molly! 🤍
I’m waiting for the backlash. A bully pummels the quiet kid, the victim fights back and has the bully on the ground, then is pulled off and the victim is punished for hitting the bully. No one remembers that the bully started it, had been punching hard and fighting dirty…
😢 Muri 😢
So much always between the lines…(K)
❤️🙏🏻 Kerfe 🙏🏻❤️
great title, great form, the great deception!🙃
💗🙏🏻 Cindy 🙏🏻💗 ~ thank you so much, as always
You’re always welcome David! ❣️
There is so much smokes and mirrors about this war
And it’s made us suspicious about the reporting, analysis and opinion pieces.
😔 Abi 😔
I know right? 😔
Such a lovely form and a wonderful poem, David.
💖🙏🏻 Lamittan 🙏🏻💖