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Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with a song about mothers

How a song about a mother’s worry became a story of war.

Photo by Masha Raymers: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-in-slavic-costume-with-eyes-covered-with-ribbons-in-colours-of-the-ukrainian-flag-11635821/

I’ve loved Ukrainian folk music ever since I heard Milla Jovovich’s rendition of “In a Glade.” It’s melodic and rich, layering harmonies one on top of another to create a haunting, aching song that tells of loneliness and longing; but this year’s…

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Top writer a couple of times. So much to say, so little motivation. Consummate Procrastinator.