The Trees of the Ukraine

a. a. gallagher
1 min readDec 15, 2023

Timbers tall

Engage the sky

Grip the earth.

Rendering people,

Really small.


Thin trunks

Reach skywards

Sharply spiking

Piercing clouds.

A parting of the ways.



Green and grey

Young, old



a. a. gallagher

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