Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

Comments about Anna Akhmatova

  • Rookie - 66 Points Misha Allport (1/23/2014 11:40:00 AM)

    A restrained elegance enveloped in a Slavic midnight hue.

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  • Rookie - 7 Points Sylva Portoian (6/26/2012 6:52:00 AM)

    She has a voice...
    No one can cross...
    She has a chant...
    Like a 'Breathing Rose'...!

  • Rookie Charmaine Sinclair (5/17/2009 7:16:00 AM)

    Her words are so simply hung. I love her words.

  • Rookie Dana Santos (4/26/2004 4:07:00 PM)

    i like it very touching

Requiem

Not under foreign skies
Nor under foreign wings protected -
I shared all this with my own people
There, where misfortune had abandoned us.
[1961]

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During the frightening years of the Yezhov terror, I

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