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The cruelty of man is hard to measure,
One man’s pain is another man’s pleasure...
Our history lessons have gone unheeded,
This situation is not what we needed...

There is nothing on earth that is worthy enough,
To invade a nation ‘cause you want their stuff...
Lives will be lost at the end of the day,
And God help those who stand in the way...

Women and innocent children too,
Have nowhere to go, they don’t know what to do...
The Bear from the east is on the prowl,
If you listen carefully you can hear him growl...

I guess some people are expendable,
It seems even NATO ain’t dependable...
They’ll talk the talk because talk is cheap,
Then sit idly by while the people weep...

Time will tell where this all leads,
Many will die before anyone concedes...
But hell they say, is a very deep hole,
I’ll say a prayer for Putin’s soul...

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The below is a computer-generated response from Neo, Neopoet's computer artificial intelligence:

The poem "Ukraine" is a commentary on a current geopolitical situation, using a clear and direct language to express the poet's perspective. The use of rhyme and rhythm is consistent, which helps in maintaining the flow of the poem.

However, the poem could benefit from a more nuanced exploration of the situation. While it is clear that the poem is critical of the situation in Ukraine, it does not delve into the complexities of the issue. The poem could be enriched by exploring the historical, cultural, and political factors that have led to the current situation.

The use of the metaphor "The Bear from the east" is effective in conveying the perceived threat from Russia. However, the poem could benefit from more such metaphors and imagery to provide a more vivid and engaging portrayal of the situation.

The poem ends on a note of prayer for Putin's soul, which suggests a moral judgment on the part of the poet. While this is a valid perspective, it could be interesting to explore other perspectives as well, such as the perspective of the people in Ukraine or the international community.

The poem could also benefit from a more varied vocabulary. For example, the phrase "talk the talk" is a common idiom that could be replaced with a more original expression. Similarly, the phrase "God help those who stand in the way" could be rephrased in a more unique and poetic way.

Overall, the poem effectively communicates the poet's perspective on the situation in Ukraine, but could be improved by a more nuanced exploration of the issue, the use of more metaphors and imagery, a more varied vocabulary, and the inclusion of other perspectives.

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Very much appreciate the straightforward message of empathy and compassion for needless, horrific suffering. Thank you for this one.

Thank you very much

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