Ukrainian poems of war by Boris Khersonsky, Iya Kiva, and Vasyl Makhno
On February 24, Russian forces invaded Ukraine on multiple fronts. Boris Khersonsky (b. 1950), one of Ukraine's most prominent writers, posted "Missa in tempore belli" on Facebook, commenting, "This poem was written in 2014 in unfond memory of that year. I'm repeating it today."