About a woman’s anger, Ukraine, and even more on a woman’s anger

Valentyna Konstantynovska — a 79-year-old woman in Mariupol, Donestsk region, eastern Ukraine. She is holding a weapon during basic combat training for civilians, organized by the Special Forces Unit Azov of Ukraine’s National Guard.

My predominant emotion related to the war on Ukraine (and the image above) is anger. Which then begs a few questions:

What am I to do with the anger I feel? Where do I direct it? How do I express it? DO I express it at all?

Ukraine aside (which I only mean grammatically, not literally: that conflict and Ukraine’s people deserve…

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Ronna Detrick

Ronna Detrick

I work and write on behalf of women and their re-visioned stories — past, present, and future. Stories told and lived on our own terms. As it should be!