Treasure Island

Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

You Will Hear Thunder


You will hear thunder and remember me,
And think: she wanted storms. The rim
Of the sky will be the colour of hard crimson,
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  • Indigo Hawkins (2/15/2008 4:13:00 PM)

    This is from 'Moscow Trefoil', I think...I've always loved the power in Akhmatova's poems. They make me wish I could read Russian. (Report) Reply

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