PHOTOGRAPH BY ALAN COMPTON
by Katya H.
"From an early age, my reality was torn between two countries - Russia and Ukraine. It turned out the war between these countries began for me much earlier than 2022 or 2014..."
A Life-Changing Trip
by Zlata K.
"I planned a trip from Kyiv to Dublin very suddenly due
to our suspicions about my graduation ceremony from medical
school... so we left without my diploma."
The Patterns of My Life
by Nataliia D.
"We live in a world of patterns - patterns of our thoughts, feelings, and desires. A frosty pattern on a windowpane on a cold, early morning in winter, makes me smile."
Love You Through the War and Back
by Anna K.
"Oh, my dear grandparents, if you only knew who would attack us this time and that I would have to face the war as you did."
A Long Way to The Emerald Isle
by Nataliia M.
"The last week passed in a state of anxiety. The news was getting more and more threatening by the day. In addition, my daughter and I contracted Covid."
The Canada Goose
by Svitlana B.
"I crocheted a goose - a Canada goose. I put him sitting by the mirror in the living room, where he waited for his journey to finally begin."
The River’s Flow
by Julia B.
"Since the outbreak of full-scale war... I couldn’t get rid of the feeling that I am inside a huge wave of water that is carrying me into the unknown."