Poems of the Week

A Lack of Vision

by Alex Steelsmith

“Russia can’t really fight Ukraine at night because Moscow’s military is so broke
and degraded it can’t afford night-vision gear for its troops”
Business Insider

Fiscally riskily,
Russia’s economy
can’t afford goggles that
work as they should.

Old-fashioned eyewear that’s
alters perception; the
optics aren’t good.