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.

Fireworks, or: Ferris wheels

A 'Septolet' Russian soldiers fleeing for their lives. Putin inaugurating new Ferris wheel; fireworks over Moscow. 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.

Bogged down, or: Stability

A 'Septolet' Ukrainian forces bog down Russia's military offensives. Russian mass mobilization would destabilize Putin's government. 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.