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Photo by Bogdan Kinvshchuk.

"sands of time run out
and yet they gather sandbags
to protect their poet:
he once shored up their language
against winds of destruction"

(Gabriel Rosenstock)




Bullets in the head. A monument to the poet Taras Shevchenko shot by occupiers in Borodyanka, Kyiv region. Kurama's poem. "Aware of a poet?
Aware of a poet?
A poet of Cossack broods over the land.
Not noting a bullet.
Not noting a bullet.
You see a poet of Cossack in Borodyanka."



War in Ukraine: in Kharkiv, the monument to Taras Shevchenko has covered sandbags for salvage.  Photo by Anastasia Magazova.

"A poet in Kharkiv is standing under bombs.
But a poet in Kharkiv is watching over the world.
Keep silent! Keep silent!
Sirens warn in Kharkiv.
But a poet in Kharkiv is a sign of a word."



monument to Taras Shevchenko in Kiev"Monument to Taras Shevchenko in Kiev has long been the center of all activities associated with the name of the Great Ukrainian and at the same time one of the symbols of the capital. However, yet not so long ago, as you might think, knowing that the deep respect with which our people refers to Taras Shevchenko. Monument in front of the "red" building of Kyiv National University, which is also named after Taras Shevchenko, was opened March 6, 1939 - exactly 75 years ago. Open from the fifth attempt, after a long struggle for the very possibility of such a perpetuation of the memory Shevchenko!"