When they came, they took the house. They let me and my sisters live in the basement. My father died of hunger. (Sasha, 1942)
Elizabeth Pavlov -- firstname.lastname@example.org -- lives in Ukraine, where she studies Russian, teaches English and works on collecting oral histories from the country's WWII survivors. She has been published in Arsenic Lobster, Twaddle, Ward6Review, with a poem forthcoming in Caesura.