Poem of the week: Solitude is poor … by Olha Kobylianska, translated by Olha Rudakevych

The Ukrainian poet’s modernist work grips the reader and commands attention with its political parable of power and trust set in the eerie beauty of nature

Solitude is poor …

Solitude is poor?

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