Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

The Pillow Hot - Poem by Anna Akhmatova

The pillow hot
On both sides,
The second candle
Dying, the ravens
Crying. Haven't
Slept all night, too late
To dream of sleep...
How unbearably white
The blind on the white window.
Good morning, morning!


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 8, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 1, 2012


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