Treasure Island

Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

He Did Love


He did love three things in this world:
Choir chants at vespers, albino peacocks,
And worn, weathered maps of America.
And he did not love children crying,
Or tea served with raspberries,
Or woman's hysteria.
...And I was his wife.

Submitted: Thursday, April 08, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (He Did Love by Anna Akhmatova )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Zebra Zooing - Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  2. '''21St Century Innovative Poetry &Poeti.., Nyein Way
  3. Somethings Change, You Know?, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  4. Bumpy Rocky Roads, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  5. Missing Piece Of Me, Kristopher DeLander
  6. The Angelus, Naveed Khalid
  7. If …poesy could be defined…, Laxman Rao
  8. Mundane, Naveed Khalid
  9. Economy, Naveed Khalid
  10. May You Live Like _ _ _, Shabbir Hussein Gulani

Poem of the Day

poet Sara Teasdale

Only in sleep I see their faces,
Children I played with when I was a child,
Louise comes back with her brown hair braided,
Annie with ringlets warm and wild.

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]