no heating, no internet
no Russians either ...
in the morning chill a sea
of blue and yellow flags
Added: written in response to Reuters, Nov. 19: First Ukrainian passenger train rolls into newly freed Kherson
the train whistle blasts ...
for the first time in nine months
kissing his white-haired mother
draped in the blue and yellow flag
Note: For more, see "To the Lighthouse: A Rhetorical Device, Irony"