To the editor:
These sentences should not follow each other in the same paragraph!
During the famine one of her own daughters died of starvation. Tsvetaeva's poetry reveal her growing interest in folk song and the techniques of the major symbolist and poets, such as Aleksander Blok and Anna Akhmatova.
In the sweet, Atlantic Breathing of spring My curtain's like a butterfly, Huge, fluttering Like a Hindu widow To a pyre's golden blaze, Like a drowsy Naiad To past-window seas.