A Valentine

This is a valentine for the Euromaidan protesters, who are advocating for independence and self-determination as they suffer from frigid weather and  a repressive government. It is for the fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, workers and retirees, teachers and students, artists and musicians, and the clergy who are ministering to them amidst the cold and violence.

keeping vigil
winter’s night
Euromaidan

fires blaze
winter’s fight
Euromaidan

prayers raised
winter’s light
Euromaidan

For an interesting but painful summary of recent developments, including photos of both the beauty and the violence, you may wish to read this Agence France Presse blog post by Stuart Williams, entitled “Fire, ice and blood on the streets of Kiev.”

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