WAKA is 'the music of the Primes'.

An 87-year-old resident.

Of Vovchansk had left the town.

By bicycle on Sunday.

Cycling 15km to safety.

 

 

As well as heavy shelling.

“Machine gun fire.

Could be heard.

From both sides”.

 

“I had to run.

Because it was impossible.

To be there.”

He said, adding.

 

The town had been.

Cut off from.

Electricity and.

Water supplies.

 

 

An 87-year-old resident.

Of Vovchansk had left the town.

By bicycle on Sunday.

Cycling 15km to safety.

 

 

Residents fleeing towns and villages.

Close to the fighting have been.

Arriving in their hundreds at.

An aid hub in Kharkiv city.

 

They are being given food.

And registering for shelter.

After leaving their homes.

After leaving their homes.

 

Fighting was ongoing.

In 12 areas and had spread.

To the settlement of Staritsa.

To the west of Vovchansk.

 

 

An 87-year-old resident.

Of Vovchansk had left the town.

By bicycle on Sunday.

Cycling 15km to safety.

 

 

*Because I read “Russia says troops enter border town near Kharkiv” by Jonathan Beale & Doug Faulkner on 13 May 2024 on the BBC news.
So, I wrote this poem, including a story of Veniamin.
Please read the original story on the BBC news:

Kharkiv fighting intensifies as Russia says troops enter Vovchansk (bbc.com)