Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova

was a Russian and Soviet modernist poet, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon
If you were music I would listen to you ceaselessly And my low spirits would brighten up.More Anna Akhmatova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As the future ripens in the past, so the past rots in the future -- a terrible festival of dead leaves.More Anna Akhmatova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.More Anna Akhmatova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And it seemed to me that there were fires Flying till dawn without number And I never found out things-those Strange eyes of his-what colour? Everything trembling and singing and Were you my enemy or my friend, Winter was it or summer?More Anna Akhmatova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
During the terrible years of the Yekhov terror I spent seventeen months in the prison queues in Leningrad. One day someone �identified’ me. Then a woman with lips blue with cold who was standing behind me, and of course had never heard of my name, came out of the numbness which affected us all and whispered in my ear—(we all spoke in whispers there): �Could you describe this?’ I said, �I can!’ Then something resembling a smile slipped over what had once been her face.More Anna Akhmatova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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