Military disarray, or: Putin’s growing impatience

A ‘Septolet’

Putin replaces 
his top commander 
in Ukraine.

Putin replaces 
that 
top commander 
in Ukraine.

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)

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7 thoughts on “Military disarray, or: Putin’s growing impatience”

  1. Pictures perfectly framed
    No vanities displayed
    The placing of “that”
    Made the seven military lines exact
    Cruelty portrayed.

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