Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

And As It's Going - Poem by Anna Akhmatova

And as it's going often at love's breaking,
The ghost of first days came again to us,
The silver willow through window then stretched in,
The silver beauty of her gentle branches.
The bird began to sing the song of light and pleasure
To us, who fears to lift looks from the earth,
Who are so lofty, bitter and intense,
About days when we were saved together.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 8, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 1, 2012


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