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“he’d be so perfect / if you could only convince yourself that/ he’s just a terrorist, not a human being”

[When you clean your weapon]

“When you dig trench after trench/ When you dig this precious this hateful earth by handfuls/ Every other handful reaches your soul”

Halyna Kruk

HALYNA KRUK was born in Lviv in 1974. She is a poet, writer of fiction and a scholar of Ukrainian medieval literature. She authored four books of poetry and collected some of Ukraine’s top awards for young poets. She also writes books for children and young adults. In 2003 Kruk was the recipient of the …

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