Every so often, a story published on the front page of the New York Times is so well written, meaningful, and appropriate to the Bulletin’s concerns that small snippets of it, properly chosen and arranged, produce something more than journalism, something that approaches … poetry. That blessed coincidence occurred January 24, 2022.
We suspect it’ll occur again.
U.S. Weighs Troop Deployment Of Thousands to Eastern Europe
(from the original by Helene Cooper and Eric Schmitt)
considering an expansion
moving away from
weighing the buildup
of developing plans
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Keywords: Russia, The A1 Verse, Ukraine, United States, William Butler Yeats, poetry, war
Topics: Special Topics