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 September 6, 2022.
We suspect it’ll occur again.
Ukrainian Power Plant, Blitzed By Shelling, Hangs by a Thread
(from the original by Marc Santora, Ivan Nechepurenko and Matthew Mpoke Bigg)
Fire fear catastrophe:
fire forced emergency
firefighting fighting fires,
fears, disaster, danger
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Keywords: Russia, The A1 Verse, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, poetry
Topics: Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Risk
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